Adam Lucas

Hanksy and Tom Hanks in a Room Together [VIDEO]

Posted March 8, 2019 at 5:06 am

In case you’re curious about the meta moment when the street artist formerly known as Hanksy met Tom Hanks, watch this quick video below. Hanksy, who dropped the puns and dad-jokes two years ago and pivoted under his name Adam Lucas, details his brief 2013 hangout with the actor after his performance on Broadway’s Lucky […]

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‘Adam Lucas x Nom Wah Tea Parlor’ on the Bowery [PHOTOS]

Posted May 23, 2018 at 5:10 am

Local artist Adam Lucas (formerly known as Hanksy) yesterday joined forces with Nom Wah Tea Parlor for a collaboration of art and apparel. The two-night gallery stint, dubbed “Neighbors,” kicked off last night at 168 Bowery with plenty of fanfare. Inside the four walls of the Old Bowery Station space (at Kenmare), Lucas’ new creative […]

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Adam Lucas Collaborates with Nom Wah for ‘Neighborhood’ Gallery Show

Posted May 17, 2018 at 5:05 am

Nom Wah Tea Parlor has just teamed up with another downtown fixture, proflific artist Adam Lucas (nee Hanksy). Dubbed “Neighborhood,” the new collaboration will set up shop next week at the Old Bowery Station, the events space adjacent to Nom Wah Nolita. The two-day show explores the motifs and imagery of the Lower East Side, […]

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Adam Lucas on His Inaugural Post-Hanksy Show

Posted November 8, 2017 at 9:41 am

“Some Grow Up, Others Grow Down” is the inaugural exhibit of Adam Lucas, the artist formerly known as Hanksy. For his maiden outing unmasked, free from the constraints of pop culture puns, Lucas drops the gag in favor of more meaningful material. Continuing a trend established years ago – beginning with “Surplus Candy” in 2013 – […]

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Five Years Later, Hanksy Pivots by Dropping the Puns

Last modified November 7, 2017 at 10:52 pm

That classic dichotomy of character and alter-ego is concluding for one of the more prolific downtown artists on the scene. Five years after his first Tom Hanks-inspired wheat-paste, street artist Hanksy is officially retiring the puns. Putting that sword back in the sheath to focus on “more meaningful” output. His own artwork as Adam Lucas. […]

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