Street Artist Makes Illicit Marriage Proposal

11.27.09 Will Sherman


After mellowing out MTA billboards in Union Square, street artist Posterchild manipulated a video ad atop the entrance of the 23rd Street N/R subway entrance to unveil a more intimate message: “will you marry me?” Hailing from Toronto, the public space manipulator installed the piece with the help of his girlfriend, surprising her with its reveal. He writes:

She thought she was just helping me out with another street art project; I kept this covered until after it was installed and after the unveiling I was expecting some kind of reaction- but it took a little while to convince her that this was a proposal for real, and not just some art project!

Ha! But she said “Yes”, so it’s all gravy!

Photos via Blade Diary