In this detail shot, note the visible Krylon brand can of aerosol paint and the vague but indeterminate branding on the sneaker — it could pass for the Nike “swoosh” at a glance or maybe the Puma mark.

This is yet another in series of life-size black-and-white wheat-paste ups at the corner of Chrystie and Rivington streets in the Lower East Side. The ups are by well-known New York City artist WK Interact, whose studio and shop are on Stanton Street near Ludlow, in the heart of what is now the ultra-hot real estate market for apartments and condos in the LES.

Ivan Corsa Photo