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07.25.14 Marina Galperina

Poster Boy is staying busy since adjusting a Chelsea parking lot billboard to read “WTF is street art anyway?” In mourning Eric Garner, the 43-year-old Staten Island man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a plainclothes officer, the artist took to altering a police vehicle with a much more somber statement. On Flickr, he accompanied the image […]

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07.18.14 Aymann Ismail

Last week, a billboard advertisement for a parking lot in Chelsea was mysteriously altered with bucket paint and it appears to be the work of public space-altering artist Poster Boy. A video was uploaded to his Flickr on Thursday showing the modification. The advert originally read: “WTF is alternate side of the street parking anyway?” […]

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09.09.10 Bucky Turco

NYC’s billboard remixing artist recently hit up London during his four-city book tour for War of Art and he even managed to create some original work, far outside the jurisdiction of his parole. See more of Poster Boy’s “interventions’ over here. (Photo: nolionsinengland) […]

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08.23.10 Bucky Turco

The underground ad altering artist known as Poster Boy is using his time out of jail for the greater good…of other vandals. He will kick off a legal defense fund for artists” at the launch party for his book: The War of Art. Kids Are Rallying Against The Empire (K.A.R.A.T.E.) aims to assist those in […]

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05.21.10 Bucky Turco

After receiving an alert from the Department of Corrections that Poster Boy was released, we contacted his defense attorney, Kerry Gotlib, who confirmed that his client has been granted bail pending an appeal and is confident the judge will reinstate the original sentence that didn’t involve jail time at Rikers. Note to Poster Boy: ya […]

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05.18.10 Bucky Turco

Well that didn’t take long. Less than 24 hours after Banksy’s latest street art started popping up around NYC, its been vandalized. The words “Free Henry” were painted on several of the high profile pieces, but you’ll never guess who stenciled their name in credit: Poster Boy! But he’s in jail and although he will […]

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05.14.10 Bucky Turco

If you agree that locking up Poster Boy for 11 months at Rikers Island—regardless of his past arrests and missed court dates—is a bit excessive, you may want to join the Free Poster Boy page on Facebook. Sure, it might not be as successful as the campaign to get Betty White on SNL, but it […]

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05.11.10 Bucky Turco

As we reported yesterday, the artist-vandal known as Poster Boy was sentenced to 11 months at Rikers Island. He is housed at the Otis Bantum Correctional Center (OBCC), which one Department of Corrections operator described as “the worst jail” over there. But, he did say that being “an artist is a commodity” and could help […]

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05.10.10 Bucky Turco

The subway ad altering artist known as Poster Boy is in lots of trouble and this time community service was not an option. A source tells us he was sentenced to 11 months in jail by a Brooklyn judge this morning. Henry Matyjewicz was taken into custody immediately and will be sent to Rikers Island. […]

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01.27.10 Bucky Turco

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Poster Boy, the subway ad manipulating artist who plead guilty last December and was sentenced to 210 hours of community service, but here’s the latest update by way of the Post: “Prosecutors said Matyjewicz, aka Poster Boy, was arrested Jan. 22 at 3:20 a.m. after a cop […]

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