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Caddy Crush

Kevin Beasley, a contemporary Black artist, claims in court that Bayview Auto Wreckers secretly swapped a less expensive Cadillac Escalade out for the 2008 model that he had hired them to crush as part of an art installation.

MANHATTAN — Kevin Beasley, a contemporary Black artist, claims in court that Bayview Auto Wreckers secretly swapped a less expensive Cadillac Escalade out for the 2008 model that he had hired them to crush as part of an art installation.

This photo of Kevin Beasley's "Sport/Utility" appears in a 2021 federal complaint that the contemporary Black artist brought against a Staten Island junk yard. (Image via Courthouse News)

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