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All the signs in a popular Vienna shopping district have been swathed in bright yellow fabric as part of an art project designed to spark debate about excess advertising. All advertising signs, slogans, pictograms, company names and logos — everything from the Starbucks coffee chain symbol to the signage for a bank — have been covered as part of the two-week project entitled “Delete!” by artists Christoph Steinbrener and Rainer Dempf.

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