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Banksy Goes Pop (some of it is stenciled)

Buy your own Banksy stuff at Gross Domestic Product! Some of it is actually affordable, drawn by children, benefits charity, and funny. The site states that the pillows (see photo) are stenciled, but you'll get whatever they find at the thrift store.

Speaking of funny, it is worth it to read the legal disclaimer and terms and conditions. Ahem...

Legal

This site asserts the trademark to Banksy’s name and images is held by the artist, and is not transferable to any third party.

The artist would like to make it clear that he continues to encourage the copying, borrowing and uncredited use of his imagery for amusement, activism and education purposes. Feel free to make merch for your own personal entertainment and non-profit activism for good causes.

However, selling reproductions, creating your own line of merchandise and fraudulently misrepresenting knock off Banksy products as ‘official’ is illegal, obviously a bit wrong and may result in legal action. In the event of prosecution all funds will be donated to charity.

Fresh Uploads: Stencil Pics for Fall

Thanks to: Stephen, Josiah, Esmeralda, Mark, SF Poster Syndicate, and Brooklyn Street Art
LPs Spinning: Dukes of Stratosphear, Tom Waits, and Queen
Photo: A Greta poster from the recent climate march in San Francisco

Mill Valley, CA

The Berkshires, MA (just one)

Asheville, NC (just one)

NYC

Wash., DC (just one)

On streaming TV (just one)

Greece (just one)

>NEW< Ted Nomad (FR)

>NEW< Shaghayegh Cyrous (SF, CA)

Stinkfish (just one)

Cuba (just one)

Eclair

fnnch

Michael Roman (just one)

Todd Hanson

SF Climate March

Mission Dist., SF

Clarion Alley, SF

A gig poster in SF! (just one)

Mid/Upper Market St., SF

Western Addition, SF (just one)

Market St./SoMa, SF (just one)

Twitter Stencils Cause a... twitter (SF)

Twitter ad campaign runs afoul of city vandalism laws
EXAMINER STAFF; Sep. 12, 2019 4:45 a.m.; LINK with photos

Some BART riders have called a recent Twitter ad blitz around Powell Station “irritating” and “overkill,” but city officials are calling it illegal.

Or at least part of it.

The social media company launched an ad campaign this week in San Francisco and New York City that covered the walls of the station with images of user tweets about Twitter.

All well and good, if potentially annoying for some viewers, but the campaign continued outside with sidewalk chalk stencils extending into the Tenderloin — and that puts it in breach of The City’s vandalism laws, the Department of Public Works said Thursday.

“Our sidewalks are not to be used for commercial purposes, they are not billboards,” said Rachel Gordon, a spokesperson for DPW. “Any company that advertises on our sidewalks is breaking the law.”

Gordon said DPW will typically send crews out to remove the stencils and contact the person or company responsible to collect the cost of the cleanup.

“Our crews really should be focused on other areas, but we want to keep our sidewalks free of commercial content,” Gordon said.

A Twitter spokesperson on Thursday said the company’s media agency had “confirmed necessary approvals ahead of the chalk installation.”

“We haven’t been made aware of any legal issues related to the chalk. We will of course comply with any requests made by the city,” the spokesperson said.

Twitter is not the first company to run afoul of The City’s strict vandalism laws with sidewalk stencils.

Lyft, to give one recent example, drew legal action from City Attorney Dennis Herrera in 2015 after it stenciled ads on sidewalks across The City.

Labor Day Photo Uploads - Artists ed.

Thanks to: Stephen B., Chris C., Josiah S., Colab Gallery, and Brooklyn Street Art
LPs on the platter: James Brown, Jeff Tweedy
Photo: TrustyScribe near South Park, SF

>NEW< Lambros (NYC)

>NEW< Rene Gagnon (MA)

>NEW< Hellbent (NYC)

>NEW< TrustyScribe (SF)

>NEW< YON (SF)

Eclair

fnnch

John Fekner (just one)

praxis (just one)

Regan Tamanui (just one)

Czarnobyl

Marshal Arts (just one)

NeSpoon

The Mission, SF

Clarion Alley, SF (just one)

Western Addition, SF (just one)

Haight St, SF (just one)

Valencia St, SF

Hamburg, DE

NYC

MA (just one)

OR (just one)

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