"It wasn't just about being 'hacked' images anymore, but now presented in the media as stolen property," the artist said. "People were identifying with Jennifer Lawrence's and Kate Upton's victimization, much more than I had anticipated, which is powerfully persuasive"

"Presented" as stolen property?! IT WAS STOLEN PROPERTY YOU SMUG EGOTISTICAL ASSHOLE!

edited to add this in case you already didn't know he is a smug egotistical asshole:

The artist, who goes by the name XVALA, will now exhibit XVALA's own "self-shot, life-size, nude images."