SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A giant penis painted on a building in downtown Sacramento has people talking and some are wondering if it could have been a publicity stunt.
“From memes, gifs, shares, other versions of it, it’s been everything under the sun,” Lucy Crocker, president of Lucy and Company, said of the painting.READ MORE: Caldor Fire Containment Remains at 71%
The founder of the Wide Open Walls Festival says the artist did this as a joke. Intentional or not, that joke is a powerful tool.Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
“Things that are funny spread like wildfire on social media and in the press,” Crocker said.
The artist is commenting about the painting, but it’s still getting a lot of attention. The attention is also helping the mural festival.MORE NEWS: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
“I think any attention is good. It means people will come out and look at them,” one resident said.