The Word On The Street, Part II: Special Post-Banksy Edition

Want BanksyNYS

As spied today on East 7th Street. On a related note (and in closing), I want to give a shout-out to this piece by Jilly Ballistic

I'm giving away 50 "I survived Banksy 2013" mini posters at the corner of 17th St and 8th Ave. First come, first served. Enjoy.

and thank her for giving one! I hung it next to our front door (underneath a sign reading “Want Candy”*) for the edification of trick or treaters as I was handing out chocolaty goodness yesterday. It elicited some interesting responses. For example:

What is a Banksy?

And (from a woman amused by this, after I told her about the previous):

How did he not know? Doesn’t he read the news?

I guess not.

*Some of the responses to this were quite fascinating. But that is the subject of another post— perhaps even an essay.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

Banksy Does Greenpoint

To read a short and sweet tome about this piece by Banksy, click here and here.

(Taken October 27, 2013.)

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Sledgehammer

Banksy Upper West Side, Hammer Boy plays Strongman Game: Obvi-Selfie

Taken by Scoboco.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: Silhouettes On A Bridge

Banksy in Williamsburg, Silouettes on a Bridge: Art fan dressed as Banksy

Taken by Scoboco.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Horse Play

October 9, 2013 ·
Filed under: New York City, Street Art 

Horse Play

Taken by Pearce_Pics.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: The Word On The Street

October 3, 2013 ·
Filed under: New York City, Street Art, Stuff That Makes Miss Heather Happy 

276/365 "All I Ever Wanted Was A Shoulder To Crayon" Graffiti by Banksy

Taken by mistergalaxy.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Buffed

October 2, 2013 ·
Filed under: New York City, Street Art 

Banksy gets buffed!

Banksy gets buffed!

As taken by Scoboco. You can read more about this, the first piece by Banksy to grace our fair city in three years, by clicking here.

New York Shitty Day Starter: I <3 NY

July 22, 2012 ·
Filed under: Manhattan, New York City, Street Art 

Taken by Thomas Wallis.

New York Shitty Street Art du Jour: Hanksy

From Lafayette Street.

Miss Heather

From The New York Shitty Inbox: Divine Linez

January 14, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

This item comes courtesy of Lau of In Rivers gallery. She writes:

Hi Miss Heather,

My name is Lau, I own the art Space at 165 Greenpoint Ave( IN RIVER).  I wanted to write and thank you for posting us on your blog back in December. ALSO, not sure if you are free this Saturday, I know its last minute but I wanted to invite you to our second opening party, “DiVINE LINEZ”. Starts at 7 ish, we’re going to have live music, VJ and Performance art going on. Please come if you are in the neighborhood, I’d love to introduce myself. 😀 And please keep the blog going I love the photography and posts.. Makes me happy!

CHEERS

Thanks for the kind words, Lau. Check it out!

Divine Linesz
Opening Reception: January 15, 2011 starting at 7:00 p.m.
In Rivers Gallery

165 Greenpoint Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11222

In closing I’d like to mention that In Rivers will be having a screening of Banksy’s film, Exit Through The Gift Shop, the following Wednesday. You can get the full rundown by clicking here!

Miss Heather

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