In this recent street art piece titled “Chandlerier,” the increasingly prolific Hanksy has made pun-tastic reference to the TV series “Friends” and one of its lead characters, Chandler (played by actor Matthew Perry). Here Chandler is portrayed comically dressed in a one-piece leotard and ballet slippers. The wheat-pasted artwork is
One of the most recent punny wheat-paste street art pieces by Hanksy (not Banksy) is this mash-up of illustrated depictions of late actor James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) and the Lord of the Rings character Gandlaf in New York’s Lower East Side. Hence the title of this street artwork: “Gandalfini.” (Get
Here’s the coverage of Hanksy’s “Col-Bear” grizzly bear by Stepehen Colbert on Thursday night’s episode of the Colbert Report.
Earlier this week on an episode of the eponymous Colbert Report, faux-news anchor Stephen Colbert extended a backhanded invitation to British street artist Banksy to put up street art on the wall of the New York studios where the show is taped. Banksy is in NYC for a month-long street
The “cronut” is a culinary mash-up of the croissant and the donut that has become a foodie sensation in New York City in recent months, and, for that matter, around the globe wherever people care to find inspiration from these things or learn about them and create demand. New York
This recent work by Hanksy (a portmanteau of Banksy x Hanks, as in Tom Hanks) on Orchard Street in New York’s Lower East Side is a mash-up of graphics and illustration featuring a bald eagle with the head of actor Bryan Cranston, the star of the American television series “Breaking
“Stark and Recreation” is a fresh, commissioned street art piece by artist Hanksy on Mulberry Street in New York’s Little Italy neighborhood. The image shows American actor-comedian Aziz Ansari dressed in the Iron Man super hero costume. The title of the work references both the “Iron Man” film series (Stark
Hanksy strikes again. This time he’s ditched the Tom Hanks imagery with which he made a name for himself (the name Hanksy is a mash-up of Tom Hanks and Banksy, the British street-art star) in favor of the hilarious American stand-up comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan. This series of wheat-paste
Hanksy strikes again with this images of a Tom Hanks-faced dog peeing in one of his usual spots in downtown Manhattan, on a wall along the stretch of Mulberry Street just north of the Kenmare Street – see the map below for exact location. The contextual shots are a bit
What do you get when you mash up Tom Hanks and Banksy? Hanksy, naturally, and a droll, cheeky piece of wheat-paste street art on Mulberry Street in Nolita, in downtown New York City.
Real-Estate developer, New York City fixture, celebrity, reality TV show star, and politician, Donald Trump is at the center of U.S. media coverage these days while he campaigns to win the Republican nomination as its candidate for the American presidency. A polarizing, attention-hungry personality and demagogic political figure, Trump’s controversial views and bombast has in
This is the first Banksy piece of the British street art superstar’s month-long October residency in New York, where he has been putting up or releasing a new piece of artwork everyday as part of his “Better In Than Out” street exhibition. The artwork is a stencil painting depicting two
We caught the street artist behind “Hanksy” in the act of putting up a large wheat-paste artwork late one night this past week on Orchard Street, in New York’s Lower East Side, just a couple of blocks away from Global Graphica HQ. “Hanksy” is a cheeky homage to British street