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Was 2015 The Year Of The Mural?

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Was 2015 the "Year of the Mural"? A lot of people thought so, and the rise of commercial festivals and commissioned public/private mural programs p...

Street Artist Paints Moving Donald Trump Portrait On NYC Street

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts

Hanksy, the Banksy parodist, has bestowed upon the streets of New York City a grand portrait of America's leading Republican presidential candidate. B...

These New Puns By Hanksy Are Eye-Rollingly Perfect

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts

Puns based on Miley Cyrus are so 2013. Which is why the street artist Hanksy and his intentionally silly pop mashups keep going. The anonymous tagger ...

Street Artists Reclaim A Dilapidated Building In Manhattan

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A little more than 40 (mostly) street artists brought the four-floor former tenement building to life one last time before it will be destroyed -- and they did it almost entirely in secret over the course of a week.

Lil Waynedeer Is The Holiday Mashup We Never Knew We Needed

Posted 12.24.2013 | Arts

Want to know how street artist Hanksy is celebrating the holidays? Not surprisingly, he's ringing in Christmas with a few puns, because why deck the h...

You Know You're The Mayor Of New York City When Street Artists Do This

Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

Well, this is one way to welcome Bill de Blasio to the New York City mayoral office. The slightly terrifying street art homage to the newly ele...

A Street Art Tribute To James Gandolfini Pops Up In NYC

Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

It seems like every nook and cranny of New York City 's streets is quickly turning into a Banksy canvas. Thankfully, there are still a few instances o...

LOOK: Some Very Famous Bald Eagles

Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts

Artist, pun master and pop culture aficionado Hanksy showed his patriotic side in a new series of street art spoofs. In honor of America's birthday...

LOOK: Hanksy's Punderful Life

Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

We don't know a whole lot about the celebrity punster/street artist, Hansky, and after watching a new "biography" of the artist posted to Pharrel's "i...

'Weird Gal Yankovic' And Other Hilarious Hanksy Puns

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

The street artist and master punster known as Hanksy is in Los Angeles this week promoting his upcoming solo exhibition at Gallery 1988. How do we kno...

LOOK: 'Cage Against The Machine' And More Hanksy Puns

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

One thing Hollywood and the art world share is a tendency to get a little self-serious. Luckily, street art prankster Hanksy is here to remind both eg...

Hanksy's Van-Tastic New Works

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

It is no secret that we HuffPost Arts eds are suckers for a good pun, especially when said pun involves Danny DeVito. We were ecstatic to say the leas...

Hanksy Does Drew Barrymore

Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

We know, we know, we love Hanksy a lot. But how could we not? His hilarious celebrity spoof street art pops up around New York with remarkable speed. ...

Hanksy's 'Bi-Curious George' Puts Clooney In A New Light

Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts

We are firm believers that many people in the art world need to lighten up. Perhaps they could take a hint from Hanksy, the hilarious New York-based s...

The Week In Art

Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts

Hello, readers! This week had a little bit of everything: crime, junk food, archaeology and 'Ferrell' cats. What more could we ask for? Read on for de...

Hanksy's Hilarious 'Ferrel Cats'

Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts

Life is full of small, unexpected gifts. One of those gifts is Hanksy, an anonymous street artist who tags New York City with spot-on celebrity spoofs...

PHOTOS: 18 Works Of Food-Inspired Street Art

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

When images of New York-Based street artist Hanksy's latest works popped up recently -- Hanksy usually puts images of Tom Hanks on copies of work from...

'Hanksy' Is Back!

Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

If you love the clever wit of British street artist Banksy and the huggable Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, you will probably like Hanksy as much as we do....

Hey Girl, 'Hanksy' Is Back!

Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts

Hey girl, we know that you love Ryan Gosling. But we also know that you appreciate Ted Danson's work on "Bored To Death," and have fond memories of Bi...

The Week In Art: Arty Music Videos, Tom Hanks Meets Banksy, and Paparazzi Portraits (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Happy Friday the 13th, everyone! We hope you're going to do something scary and fun tonight in honor of Jason Voorhees. This week at HuffPost Arts ...

What happens when Tom Hanks meets Banksy?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

We at HuffPost Arts are fans of street art and Tom Hanks. If you combine both of these, you will get Hanksy, a New York-based graffiti artist who conv...