In light of recent news events in the United States and yet another deadly and senseless mass-shooting at a school, there’s this retro arcade-style video game on the web called Thoughts & Prayers, which makes a humorous, satirical but ultimately sobering and obvious point. Play it now for free. .
There is street art. There are cliches. And there are street-art cliches (SAC). That said, we think “trope” is the better suited word here rather than the word “cliche.” So, “street-art trope.” (SAT, of course). There are street art tropes! There is, dare we use the term, “tropey” street art.
Collections of toy ray guns and other gun-shaped objects that are part of artist Claes Oldenberg’s “Ray Gun Wing” installation at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Wheat-paste street art poster by artist Dylan Egon of Native American in traditional garb and toting a modern, high-powered assault gun near the corner of Wooster and Grand streets in SoHo, in downtown Manhattan, NYC.