Moustache Man Bringing ‘Forced Collaborations’ to Krause Gallery

Posted on: February 15th, 2013 at 6:51 am by

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There was a time a couple years ago when a large selection of subway adverts were corrupted with signature cursive “moustaches.” But then the so-called Moustache Man, outed as Patrick Waldo, was busted by the cops in 2011 for felony counts of “criminal mischief” and “making graffiti.” His output went on hiatus, but a media shitstorm ensued.

Now the Krause Gallery at 149 Orchard Street is hosting a limited exhibit for the graffiti artist beginning February 21. The four-day solo event – dubbed “Forced Collaborations” – is to feature over thirty new moustachioed advertisements found in subways, bus stops, etc.

The exhibit runs concurrently with Waldo’s one-man show at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre, “Moustache Man: Confessions of a Graffiti Artist,” which concludes its eight-month run next month.

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