Down in D.C. this weekend, I spotted some striking political art — new to the streets. The Nigerian artist Aniekan Udofia’s huge portrait of a gagged George Washington on the corner of 14th and U and iwillnot’s postals satirizing Sarah Palin’s use of the word “refudiate” stand out. Photos by Lois Stavsky
The priority mail label, Label 228, has become the canvas of choice for thousands of artists and sticker heads. When I was down in Washington DC last month, I met up with Camden Noir, an artist with a passion for postal sticker art. A few years back, Camden put out a call for artwork fashioned on …
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Here are some more favorite pieces on the streets of DC — from artists whose works I’ve seen and loved for years to those I just discovered: Chor Boogie, Decoy, Ben Tolman, Aniekan, Astrotwitch, I Will Not and BK Adams.