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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 […]

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11.19.09 Will Sherman

Street artists Posterchild and I AM appropriated a Williamsburg rooftop as their canvas for this subtle seafaring scene. |Blade Diary| Image via Blade Diary […]

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10.22.09 Will Sherman

Posterchild is ramping up his arboreal assault on Williamsburg. Putting an abandoned phone booth to use, the Toronto-based street artist installed another evergreen nearby the last on Bedford Ave. Photo via Blade Diary […]

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10.19.09 Will Sherman

The Christmas season is starting earlier and earlier, not only in store windows but also in street art displays. Following his series of foliage-filled flyer boxes, PosterChild installed an Alberta Dwarf in an old, abandoned newspaper box off Bedford Ave in Williamsburg. If the miniature Christmas tree survives long enough, the Toronto-based artist hopes someone […]

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09.23.09 Will Sherman

In an apparent tribute to Donovan and an attempt to subdue “those bright, aggressive MTA video ads,” Posterchild installed a new yellow “Mellow” piece in Union Square. The Toronto-based street artist is planning to put up a “slew of work” while he’s in New York for the next couple months. Video of the billboard manipulating […]

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08.03.09 Will Sherman

Posterchild was in town recently, mocking NPA’s dubious attempts to make their illegal street advertising appear more legal. The Toronto-based street artist replaced one of their advertisements to win some ad posters with his own sign hyping the coming onslaught of “illegal ads and other bullshit you didn’t ask for.” |Public Ad Campaign| Photo via […]

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06.05.09 Will Sherman

After planting some trashed newspaper dispensers with flowers and herbs, Posterchild is looking at what the city of Toronto is sowing. Instead of foliage, weeds, trash, even more trash, banana peels and “nada” are filling the city planters that Posterchild carefully cataloged. With the small signs, the guerilla gardening street artist hopes to inspire others […]

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06.03.09 Will Sherman

With the installation of an eighth flower planter in a trashed newspaper dispenser, Posterchild finished his latest project. But it’s not over. The Toronto-based street artist posted photo-illustrated instructions for creating the foliage filled dispensers in your own city. |Blade Diary| […]

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06.02.09 Will Sherman

In addition to sanctifying subway advertising, Toronto-based street artist Posterchild does guerrilla gardening too. He posted some new photos of his latest project: flower planters built inside trashed and mostly unused distribution boxes for crappy free papers no one wants. Sadly, the flowers don’t last long. […]

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05.22.09 Will Sherman

Toronto-based street artist Posterchild posted some photos and videos of his Jesus pieces installed over the video advertisements on a number of subway entrances. |Blade Diary| […]

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