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MARCIANO BROTHERS AND GUESS? TEAM UP WITH LOS ANGELES MULTIMEDIA ARTIST MIKE MCNEILLY TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA AWARDS

 Two 10-Story Mega-Murals, Titled `Earth One,'
 Will Hang on 9000 Sunset Building
 LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GUESS? Inc. has enlisted the talents of multimedia artist Mike McNeilly to create two 10-story mega- murals addressing powerful environmental themes. The murals, titled "Earth One," will feature art unlike any previously done by McNeilly. They will be "unveiled" on Thursday, Aug. 12, on the 9000 Sunset Building in West Hollywood.
 In addition to bringing attention to the environment, the murals are intended to createa?ter awareness of the Environmental Media Awards, sponsored by GUESS? and celebrating its third year. The awards honor those in the entertainment industry that utilize their talents and their medium to promote environmental awareness and provide examples of solutions to the environmental problems we face everyday.
 The GUESS? commitment to addressing the environmental crisis is longstanding. The company makes every effort to seek new and innovative ways to cut down on consumption and reduce its environmental impact. GUESS?'s extensive in-house recycling system includes state-of-the-art closed reclamation systems for its silk-screening and film-developing units which prevent paints and inks from entering the air and water systems. This is in addition to the more than 1 million pounds of various materials, including denim, cardboard, computer paper and aluminum, that GUESS? has recycled since 1992.
 McNeilly is known around the country for his dramatic, thought- provoking murals and other multimedia venues that have addressed such issues as children and handguns, AIDS and the First Amendment and censorship. Most recently, McNeilly created the largest floating mural ever, measuring 180 feet-by-60 feet.
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 /CONTACT: Laura Kelly, GUESS?, 310-247-8855, ext. 227/


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