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Defaced Mural on Roosevelt Row Causes Public Art Debate

If you were in downtown Phoenix before First Friday on November 2, you might have noticed a missing mural.

Under the white paint on the west-facing wall of Dougherty Wholesale Floral Co., on Second and Roosevelt streets, was work by painter Carrie Marill that was defaced on November 1. The entire wall was quickly painted over in plain white by Marill and members of Roosevelt Row the next morning.

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Published: Phoenix New Times, November 2012