Yesterday New Yorkers finally got the Banksy murals that street art bloggers had predicted would be popping up on our streets following the British street art star’s continental tour. And, like Shepard Fairey’s bombed Bowery mural, all four Banksys so far spotted in New York have already been tagged and defaced in various ways, including new pieces in Chinatown and Soho (above left and right, pre-tagging, respectively). Click through the jump for “after” photos of these and his two other murals, with “Free Poster Boy” tags and more! (Gothamist)
Soho (left) and Tribeca (right).