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Artist Adriana Varella Demands that the City of Palo Alto Halt its Plans to Remove Her Renowned Work "Digital DNA"

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on February 1, 2018 at 4:03 AM

Sullivan & Worcester LLP has taken action on behalf of its client, artist Adriana Varella, to protect her sculpture Digital DNA from removal and destruction by the City of Palo Alto, California.  Digital DNA has stood in the heart of Palo Alto for nearly 15 years, and is widely beloved by the community.  In that time it has been recognized for its compelling message about the effect of technology on society.

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Topics: VARA, Digital DNA, Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990, Adriana Varella, Palo Alto

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