Hilarious Hanksy on Rivington Channels “Cast Away”

Posted on: August 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am by

Hanksy is back with an all-new wheat paste creation, the second such neighborhood graffiti campaign since springtime. Only this one is even funnier, rewinding eleven years to the winter of 2000. It portrays a crazy Hanks just as he’s about to toss Wilson. We first spotted the hilarious “Cast Away” inspired paster last month, rolled onto the wraparound plywood of the forthcoming Sauce restaurant at 78 Rivington Street. Although, it has since deteriorated into a shredded mess.

Over the weekend, however, a second was discovered on the always-targeted Mikco Building Material warehouse a few short blocks to the west at 12 Rivington. Unlike the original, this was actually tagged Hanksy in the trademark drip lettering.

And the probable inspiration:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ6D919dm7A&feature=related

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