So Many Bad Guys, So Little Time
September 3, 2017 12:36 PM   Subscribe

"I don't really [portray] many people who I don't think are abusing their power. I chart these guys... My mercury is rising and when it gets to a certain point, I'll start drawing." -- Robbie Conal: Meet the Godfather of Guerrilla Street Art (Sarah Linn, KCET) posted by Room 641-A (3 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Oh hey! I see these all the time as I drive around LA and I knew his name, but I never really knew anything about him, so thanks for posting this. There's a Hammer & Pickle poster that I see right before I get on the freeway.
posted by mogget at 9:00 PM on September 3


Seeing Conal's 2000 U.S. election posters artbombed all over downtown San Jose led to my first Metafilter post.

It was a simpler time on Metafilter and in the U.S.

Glad to see that he is still working; I'm sure he won't run out of subject material any time soon. Learn more about Conal's guerrilla poster efforts here.
posted by JDC8 at 8:31 PM on September 4


A national treasure.
posted by mzurer at 7:28 AM on September 5


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