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Billing themselves as “New York based artist (or artists) dedicated to highlighting the hypocrisy and hilarity of human behavior through sarcasm and satire,” TrustoCorp is notorious for their faux products and parody street signs. Last night, ANIMAL was given the opportunity to document Trusto’s latest action — custom signage, ribbing Banksy. “We love Banksy and love […]

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“Welcome to TrustoLand.” For the latest issue of Mass Appeal, the good people of TrustoCorp headed to an abandoned theme park somewhere “between Barstow, CA and Las Vegas, NV” and did their thing. The deed was captured mostly in still images rather than video, so the final product is a bit jerky, but it’s worth […]

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On the eve of their upcoming show in Newcastle, UK, interventionist pranksters TrustoCorp took to L.A. for some public beautification work, placing posters with a handful of pertinent messages– “God hates people who hate people” chief among them–on several park benches, replacing the original ads. Check them out below. International Bank of Trusto, TrustoCorp, Oct […]

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Artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, RISK, and TrustoCorp are putting up work for the London Pleasure Gardens to help promote the 2012 Olympics, prompting the BBC to manufacture a story and ask whether their craft is “inspirational or offensive.” In addition to the legal stuff they were commissioned to do, the quartet also added some […]

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Fresh off their massive exhibit/installation at Opera Gallery, TrustoCorp decided to decorate the streets of Lower Manhattan and Soho with some illegal work as well. A little after 1AM, I got a call from them and was asked to take pictures of their exploits and so I did. The plan was to crack open phone […]

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ANIMAL stopped by for a visit of TrustoCorp‘s solo exhibit “Life Cycle” at SoHo’s Opera Gallery to see the glorious stained glass Prophet Transformers, the functional Border Patrol arcade shooter, the Beaties cereal for coppers — “More Punch ‘Till Lunch!” — and more of the 50-works worth of awesome. Get a good look inside. […]

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If you’ve been enjoying Brooklyn collective TrustoCorp’s recent “Drive-Thru Liposuction” takeover in Brooklyn and “Lindsay Lohan Dead” magazine rack hacks all over Hollywood, Manhattan and Williamsburg, get riled up for their shortly upcoming exhibit at SoHo’s Opera Gallery. It’s play time! Check out some fresh works in the preview. […]

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Here are some fresh street hacks by TrustoCorp in Brooklyn, wherein BP’s “KINDA SORRY,” “Everything is Not a Fine” and “Life Is Ice Cold.” Yeah, not quite as cheery as the last round. The centerpiece is a monochrome, multi-part gas station air pump takeover, complete with an old timey Drive-Thru Liposuction billboard and a 25 cent “Lipo Vac” machine: […]

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Looks like TrustoCorp didn’t just stop at hacking ads around NYC — they stuffed magazine stands in Hollywood, Manhattan and Williamsburg with an entire collection of “special” tabloids… and they killed Lindsay. (Photo: Arrested Motion) […]

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Here are Brooklyn’s road and subway signs freshly hacked by TrustoCorp (first spotted yesterday), featuring handy, pictogram life instructions for the “Rough Road” and several “Things Get Better,” “Stay Positive” encouragements. Just in time for potentially harder times, it will make you LOL. Apparently, it’s sky-rat hunting season, as per the sign: “Due to the […]

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