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Vancouver's Basquiat?
May 7, 2010 1:29 PM   Subscribe

"if you see ken around the downtown eastside, chinatown, or gastown, buy his art or i'll stab you in the neck!" Ken Foster wanders the streets of Vancouver, painting the neighborhoods and selling the paintings he's made on found objects.
posted by cross_impact (4 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

Thanks, cross_impact. Somehow I'd never heard of Ken Foster before.

This painting is great.
posted by Fuzzy Monster at 2:13 PM on May 7, 2010

Looks like he might have got his surgery.

DTES is a fascinating place.
posted by five fresh fish at 2:35 PM on May 7, 2010

K Foster! I have one of his pieces in my living room, and so do several of my friends. He's really a local legend.
posted by PercussivePaul at 3:21 PM on May 7, 2010

I've met this guy like 100 times.. cool to see him here.
posted by imaswinger at 3:41 PM on May 7, 2010

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