Hanksy’s “Dan” Vans of Chicago

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 at 6:18 am by

Source: Patrick Fahrner

Hanksy sure is getting around these days. The comical street artist teamed up with Chicago collective FeelTrip over the holiday weekend to wreak some havoc on those windy city streets. Targets this time around included Mayor Rahm Emanuel (“Rahm Com”) and a new series of “Dan” vans.

There’s Vanny DeVito:

Source: Patrick Fahrner

Van Aykroyd:

Source: Patrick Fahrner

And Three Stooges of Rahm:

Source: Patrick Fahrner

No Van Band…?

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