Of all the nude people we covered this summer, one in-the-buff group now seems oddly prescient. On August 1, artist Zefrey Throwell staged "Ocularpation: Wall Street." At first, the 50 performers were dressed as people who work on Wall Street -- businessmen and janitors alike. Then, they stripped. Some were even arrested. The project's purpose was to "expose the realities of working on the nation's financial artery as a commentary on the state of the economy," according to the New York Times.
Courtesy of Zefrey Throwell
Now, after Zuccotti Park has been both occupied and cleared, "Ocularpation: Wall Street" is a gallery exhibition. But when Throwell planned the project he did know about Occupy Wall Street, he told Runnin' Scared Friday. After hearing about Throwell's gallery show via NY1, we decided to reach out to the artist himself to hear more.More »