Some new Nick Walker art has surfaced on the streets of New York City, critiquing popular culture and celebrity obsessions in the typical Nick Walker style.
Walker's latest work shows a 1940s-era man drawing the "I Heart New York" slogan onto a brick building. His bowler hat and pinstriped suit give him a cheesy, film noir appearance, and while the viewer can only see the man's back, it's pretty obvious that he's extremely joyful while he paints his message. His left foot is raised as if in the middle of some sort of jig, while his arms are both outstretched, painting a gigantic red heart in the middle of the wall. This work could refer to New York being seen as a "boys' club," especially in the 1940s, from which this man obviously hails.
The rest of Nick Walker's street art is equally critical of urban decay and popular culture. This is definitely a street artist to watch out for, as his creations will be remembered for years to come.
Pop Culture-Critiquing Street Art (UPDATE)
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