Wheatpaste

Skewering Bill Cosby with Wheat-Paste on Rivington Street, Redux

Posted July 8, 2015 at 9:23 am

Hey, hey, hey… This three-month-old wheat paste has taken on new significance in light of Bill Cosby’s confession that surfaced on Monday. You know, that he willfully obtained quaaludes with the intention of drugging women to have sex. Street artist FLOOD imparted the Cosby-skewering artwork on Rivington Street (outside Fat Baby) for the second time this […]

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Fat Albert is Outside Fat Baby Skewering Bill Cosby

Posted January 27, 2015 at 8:26 am

Rivington Street is now lampooning disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. It’s classic. In response to the numerous allegations of rape and sexual assault, one street artist invoked Fat Albert in a wheat-paste placement outside Fat Baby (coincidence?). The pithy paster employs Albert’s token saying, alongside the note, “Hey, hey, hey … Bill just admit it.” The […]

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And Here’s Another ‘T. Hanksgiving Day’ Greeting from Street Artist Hanksy

Posted November 27, 2014 at 9:33 am

Prolific downtown street artist Hanksy pasted a holiday greeting at his preferred spot on Orchard Street just north of Division. It’s another T. Hanksgiving Day message for the Lower East Side. Gobble gobble.

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Wheat-Paste Backlash on Rivington Street

Posted August 16, 2012 at 6:28 am

Dwellers at 6 Rivington penned this urban etiquette letter asking graffiti artists not to use “glued paper art on this door.”

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“Ba Rock the Vote” in SoHo

Posted July 31, 2012 at 10:28 am

Graffiti artist ME continues his guerrilla political commentary on the downtown streets. Most recently, we’ve seen such cheeky humor with pieces like the Mitt Romney or the Kiss the Cook paster of Breaking Bad character.

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“Kiss the Cook” of Breaking Bad on Rivington Street

Last modified July 30, 2012 at 6:54 pm

Prolific street artist, ME, is back with another comical commentary on pop culture icons.

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Computer Nerd Subway Street Art

Posted July 10, 2012 at 10:18 am

While we have yet to spot any of these in the wild ourselves, this latest street art campaign is quite hilarious, appealing to the nerd in us all (Nick Burns, anyone?).

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Anti-Mitt Romney Wheat-Paste on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 30, 2012 at 6:54 pm

Election season has officially begun on the streets of the Lower East Side, where graffiti artists are already starting to assert humorous political opinions.

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JR Unfurls 6-Story Wheat-paste on Mulberry Street

Posted April 25, 2012 at 6:18 am

Street artist JR spent the better part of Monday rolling his stamp onto Little Italy. Again.

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Hanksy Pieces Dismantled

Posted February 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

Mikco Building Material has been fighting the uphill battle ever since Hanksy arrived on the Lower East Side scene last year.

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