Street art was always ripe for a send up. Mobstr, a street artist himself, obviously thought so too. What really gets his goat though is advertising.
‘We’re indoctrinated with the belief that graffiti (or now known as street art) is a blight on our space yet the majority of us happily walk around the visual bombardment of advertising without a moment of questioning its justification. We’ll happily put a six metre wide billboard up on the side of a shop or house convincing you the latest innovative toothbrush will enrich your life yet when someone paints a picture on some brick we suddenly become offended.’
His just published new work includes ‘Some say’ above.
Below is a new addition to his collection.
This one below is just asking us to think of the little people.
‘Oven’ is another new addition.