It should come as no surprise that anti-Trump street art and graffiti has begun to spring up. Hanksy got in on the game early with this mural from last summer. Now, the writers are chiming in with a huge DUMP TRUMP piece right next to Trump Place in Manhattan.
According to Gawker, the piece was painted by members of the TFS crew. What a lot of people seem to have missed so far is that this piece references the iconic DUMP KOCH train painted in 1982 by SPIN TFS in respond to New York Mayor Ed Koch’s war on graffiti. Here’s that train:
If you look closely next to the D in DUMP TRUMP, there’s a little message:
So, whether or not the piece was painted by members of TFS, at least they gave it the green light.
What a beautiful way to update a classic! Who’s feeling inspired?
Photos by Herman Yung/Doobybrain.com and Martha Cooper