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02.14.13 Andy Cush

In several of the works at the Moustache Man’s debut solo show at New York’s Krause Gallery, the street artist/comedian who once wrote the word “moustache” on subway ads around the city takes cheeky aim at his peers. To lambast Mr. Brainwash–whom Moustache Man, like most reasonable people, holds in low regard–the artist dipped his scrotum […]

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09.20.12 Andy Cush & Aymann Ismail

Last night, ANIMAL chatted with Patrick Waldo, the street artist responsible for the formerly ubiquitous cursive “moustache” tag that graced the upper lips of smiling people in subway ads across NYC. Waldo, a comedian who stumbled into street art almost by accident, was at the UCB Theatre performing his one-man show “Moustache Man: Confessions of a […]

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09.04.12 Andy Cush

Usually, when you hear about an established retail brand stealing ideas from an independent artist, A) the brand is Urban Outfitters, and B) the artist is a clothing or jewelry designer. This time around, Zara (which has its own rich history of ripping off artists) is being accused of taking from the former NYC vandal […]

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06.28.11 Bucky Turco

Since he has only been mildly vandalizing ads for a little over a year, the “Moustache Man” is the last street artist we expect to be given the Taiwanese animation treatment. He’s just not that prolific. It’s amazing what a well publicized arrest can do for someone’s “career.” […]

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