Visual Arts

In Aspen, Lee Mulcahy's wage protest continues with a hilariously insulting public art installation

These days, down the hill in the city, Aspen has the reputation of being a resort Mecca for mostly celebrities and the über rich -- and anymore that's mostly true, but it would seem there's at least a few vestiges of the counterculture that for years sustained pseudo-pranks like Hunter S. Thompson's chuckle-inducing run for Aspen Sheriff back in 1970. Take, for example, Lee Mulcahy, a populist wage-war-wager who fought the law -- and while the law has apparently won for the time being, Mulcahy's still got some hilarious highjinks up his sleeve.
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