Hanksy

Hanksy Proves that Trump Can’t Tell the Difference Between Poop and Potatoes [VIDEO]

Posted February 26, 2016 at 5:19 am

You say potato, I say poop. Last week, street artist Hanksy hit the road to join the circus in South Carolina. Also known as the Republican primary. Purpose of this so-called “Dump Across America” trip was to sway public opinion against celebrity presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Hanksy and a gaggle of “bowel movement” loyalists – nicknamed the […]

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Dump Trump: Hanksy Hits the Road in South Carolina with ‘Dump Across America’ Campaign

Posted February 19, 2016 at 9:22 am

Hanksy just took his fly-infested “dump Trump” character on the road for the weekend, ready to raise hell in South Carolina. As with the presidential primary in New Hampshire earlier this month, the prolific street artist headed south of the Mason Dixon Line to anger the Trump base. He and a small army of poster-carrying […]

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Hanksy Hater Tags Trump Dump Mural on Orchard Street

Posted February 5, 2016 at 5:19 am

Of all Hanksy’s recent output, his Donald “Dump” Trump piece on Orchard Street certainly struck a chord. Perfect timing, really. After all, it is an election year, and anything Trump is newsworthy. The presidential hopeful and star of The Apprentice is trying to insult his way to the White House. So his head sits on […]

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Hanksy Lampoons Bill Cosby with New Wheat-Paste

Posted January 4, 2016 at 11:05 am

It’s a new year for Bill Cosby, and he’s still in a world of shit. The disgraced comedian was charged last week with drugging and sexually assaulting Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004. Hanksy enters the conversation with another wheat-paste mug of Bill Cosby with the caption, “New year, new me.” This will be the […]

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Tat Chat: Hanksy’s Big Pun

Posted November 2, 2015 at 10:38 am

Time to revive our on-again-off-again series, “Tat Chat,” in which we ask participants to divulge the stories behind their favorite tattoos. Fresh off the second coming of “Surplus Candy” in Los Angeles, we caught up with street artist Hanksy to talk about his ink. The ubiquitous pun-master was eager to divulge his love of tattoos and […]

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‘Spirit Halloween’ Store Opening Soon at Former Chase Bank on Delancey Street

Posted September 8, 2015 at 5:19 am

It’s that time of season again. No, not back to school. Rather, the torrent of Halloween costume shops popping up around town. Much like last fall, the former Chase Bank branch at 104 Delancey Street is is on the way to becoming a “Spirit Halloween” store. This time around, though, it’s not a Ricky’s branded outlet. 104 […]

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Hanksy Dumps on Trump, Slight Return

Posted August 27, 2015 at 5:10 am

Street artist Hanksy is jumping into the political conversation again, targeting Donald Trump for the second time in the last month. On this go-round, the prolific pun-master employs a fecal rhyme to get his point across. Behold, here at the bottom of Orchard Street, in Hanksy’s usual spot, the Trump Dump. Basically, the message painted on this […]

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Hanksy Creates Donald Trump Presidential Campaign Posters

Posted July 9, 2015 at 5:12 am

Trump has a new presidential campaign poster on the Lower East Side. The billionaire real estate magnate, bigot, and Republican presidential buffoon candidate Donald Trump is now fodder for pun-master Hanksy. Given the hatred Trump reserves for Mexican immigrants, claiming they’re all criminals and rapists, the prolific street artist decided to provide his services for […]

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Recap: Hanksy Transforms Chase Bank for ‘Best of the Worst’

Posted March 30, 2015 at 10:02 am

For one night, the former Chase Bank on Delancey was an (alternative) art industry hotspot. Pun master Hanksy transformed the 12,000 square-foot commercial space into a carnival-esque show dubbed “Best of the Worst.” To use the word gallery as description would be a misnomer. Indeed, the soirée felt more like a high school rec-room party, […]

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Prelude to Hanksy’s ‘Best of the Worst’ on Delancey Street

Posted March 27, 2015 at 10:00 am

Hanksy and friends are almost finished transforming the spartan bank space at 104 Delancey into another funhouse for the “Best of the Worst” show. You wouldn’t even know that a Chase branch once operated in this spot. The whitebox nature of the space is redesigned, albeit temporarily. Promising to deliver a vibe akin to the […]

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