Our friends at NBC7 San Diego put some video together of the yarn bomb string we’ve been unraveling for our Behind the Scene spot this week. Chatting with me, Catherine Garcia drew a parallel to the “Surfing Madonna” sculpture: A piece of art that gets a lot of popular attention doesn’t necessarily mean it can stay. This fuzzy form of street art does technically meet the city’s definition of graffiti and is therefore illegal, but the city’s code enforcement team hasn’t gotten any complaints about yarn bombing, I learned yesterday. Here’s the clip:

I am the arts editor for VOSD. You can reach me directly at kelly.bennett@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.325.0531. Or you can keep up with me on Twitter @kellyrbennett or on Facebook.

Kelly Bennett is a former staff writer for Voice of San Diego.

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