He’s been called “The Banksy of LA” – and the latest work by artist Plastic Jesus is certainly getting people talking…

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The life-size Oscar-inspired statue is bent over 2 lines of white powder (intended to look like cocaine) with a credit card lying nearby – just blocks from where the Academy Awards took place.

Plastic Jesus claims he wants to bring attention to cocaine use in Hollywood.

“Hopefully, my work will help people who have a problem and think they’re alone, but also make a difference on a governmental level. They are not doing enough.”

*Photos by Plastic Jesus

 

 

Cocaine-snorting Oscar

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