Posted July 10, 2017 at 5:14 am
For street artist Hanksy, the pop-up show at the Krause Gallery on Orchard Street this week might be his last under the pseudo-anonymous moniker. Thereafter, the street artist is expected to retire the puns and transition to a new direction. In the meantime, fans visiting the new weeklong exhibit at 149 Orchard can enjoy 29 paintings […]
Posted July 15, 2015 at 10:23 am
You’re no doubt familiar with the street furniture hacks around downtown. Those cheeky, fake movie posters and various puns are attributed to ME, but featuring the face of Clint Mario. Now the successful collaboration of ME and Clint Mario is headed indoors to a more “sanctioned” environment. The Krause Gallery at 149 Orchard Street will […]
Posted November 6, 2014 at 10:22 am
Hanksy, Hanksy, Hanksy! The clever street artist is becoming a household name faster than Ferrell cats can make kittens. His pun-driven campaign, built on the facades of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and beyond, have engaged the ardent, the ambivalent, and the annoyed passerby. His increased popularity is applaudable and undeniable – what was once shooting […]
Posted December 17, 2013 at 6:02 am
Get ’em started early. That’s the mantra now… Apparently, select first graders in downtown Manhattan are learning about street art luminaries as part of the usual art class. Lower East Side gallery owner Ben Krause sends along the above photo of his son holding onto Hanksy and COPE2 reproductions. My son’s 1st grade class in downtown […]
Posted May 1, 2013 at 6:20 am
The concerted local effort to transform Little Italy into a hub of creativity ultimately led to the creation of the the Little Italy Street Art Project last year.
Posted February 15, 2013 at 6:51 am
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 […]
Last modified November 15, 2012 at 12:55 am
Hanksy Sticker Scavenger Hunt Begins Today. Win stuff!
Posted March 16, 2012 at 6:18 am
To be honest we did a quick pat-down to make sure all sharp objects were quarantined before entry. The last thing we wanted was to become the party popper by deflating the entire exhibit.