When I saw a sticker museum advertised on Instagram, I envisioned walls of retro scratch and sniffs. But that’s not what I found when I rang buzzer #203 at 1009 Broadway in Bushwick. Standing at the top of an unadorned grey stairwell was a bearded man who asked, “You here for the sticker museum?” Yes and no, I thought, looking around at the remnants of a recent stickerbomb event and realizing that scratching the stickers wouldn’t release the fragrance of Strawberry Shortcake.
If you hate Bansky, you probably abhor Hanksy – his cheap viral, pun-enthused knockoff. But say what you will, the Bushwick-based parody artist knows how to make a quick buck with minimal effort, and there’s only one way we feel about that — jealous.
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