Billboard declares “you are beautiful”

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Have you noticed billboards like the one along Rt. 198 near Buffalo State College that reads “you are beautiful” around the city?

The billboard is the work of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

News 4 contacted officials to learn more about the billboard; they said more information will be released about the project next week.

It is possible this is a work of “public art” by the gallery, which so far this year has included “Shark Girl” at Canalside and a mural outside the downtown library made of painter’s tape. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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