‘Weird Gal’ Has Hanksy in Handcuffs [PHOTOS]

Posted on: March 27th, 2013 at 6:44 am by
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[Photo: Hanksy]Hanksy emailed from the Left Coast the other day to let us know that the LAPD is a fan of his pop-culture mashups. While pasting the new “Weird Gal” stencil to a streetside canvas on Melrose, the local authorities showed up and cuffed the artist. He was ultimately let go with a stern warning. “The LAPD were nice enough not to make the handcuffs too tight,” Hanksy tells us. “They laughed and instagramed my ‘Weird Gal’ piece.”

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[LAPD Officers Cuff Hanksy/Photo: Hanksy]Hanksy is currently in Los Angeles on a creativity spurt ahead of the May 24 show at Gallery 1988. Here is a quick taste of the new pun-tastic art scattered around LA (e.g. Ghost-Buster Bluth, Pee Wee Merman). Photos courtesy of Jared Soule:

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