Street Profiles: Showdown?

Posted on: September 17th, 2008 at 9:19 am by

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“There could be something beautiful here.” Contrary to my initial impressions, this flier on Sullivan Street (above Bleecker) is not part of a viral campaign for a dating website. Apparently, it’s the work of a Dutch artist named Ties Ten Bosch [link].

His mission statement:

Using every medium necessary, my artistic practice focuses on the research of city life. By re-inventing and recreating, intervening and collaborating I create new artistic insights into city life in general. These insights result in work that I place back into the city; which, in its turn, results into new input.

But this turf is still a battleground for many street scrawlers. On a signpost just a few steps away, our friend Leviticus is back with a new public announcement. He wants to paint your portrait, so give him a call.

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Creative showdown or simple coincidence?

See Also:
Mystery At Washington Square Park [Life is Dynamite]
Street Profiles: Leviticus [BoweryBoogie]

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