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Deconstructing the Art and Allure of Hanksy

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 […]

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Hanksy Answers Stephen Colbert’s Call for Street Art

Last modified October 11, 2013 at 10:42 am

Banksy has yet to indulge in Stephen Colbert’s goading to use Colbert’s studio’s facade as part of his month-long outdoor residency in New York. Local street artist Hanksy, however, has answered the call with another one of his punny wheate-pastes, “Colbear.”

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