Why I like grafitti

An angry and rather clever, if not technically gifted,  grafitti artist is at work at the Fort Hamilton Park subway stop, adding a glint of light and humour to an otherwise grim station. The subversive scrawls are much easier on the eye than the patronizing, commercial messages of the ads that they deface. Hurrah for subterranean graffiti!

You have to peer a bit to read the observations on the posters below (or click on them to enlarge); they’re all from the Fort Hamilton Park subway in Brooklyn …

 

An ad pushing a house purchase ...

 

 

Fort Hamilton Park subway

 

 

Admittedly this ad is not inherently offensive

 

 

Pithy critique of Matt Damon's new film

 

 

Literary allusions

 

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