John Wayne's 'True Grit' Street Art Decks the Streets of London

 - Dec 24, 2010
References: flickr & cakeheadlovesevil.wordpress
London has been iced over for weeks now, but that has not stopped street artists from going out to play. There have been a rash of new pieces going live despite the fact that less and less people are venturing outside.

Amongst these have been a series of John Wayne paste ups, the image taken from the cover of the original True Grit DVD. The irony is the lack of grit, true grit, or indeed any form of grit, has led to the capital grinding to a halt in freezing temperatures. I refuse to believe this is a happy coincidence.

The artists of these pieces are unidentified, but my guess is that Mr. Wayne is hitting the streets ahead of the Cohen Brothers True Grit remake - reminding us that the original is best, and I totally agree with him.