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'Cheese Wall' Artist Settles Lawsuit with Border Contractors

May 19, 2022 (1 min read)

Blake Brittain, Reuters, May 18, 2022

"An artist who built a six-foot-tall wall of cheese near the U.S.-Mexico border has settled his lawsuit against two government contractors he accused of destroying his work, according to a filing in San Diego federal court. Italian-Canadian artist Cosimo Cavallaro sued construction companies SLSCO Ltd and Ultimate Concrete LLC in 2020 for allegedly bulldozing his "Cheese Wall," which he built as a comment on then-President Donald Trump's proposed border wall."