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Dear PoPville – Anyone Know the Artist?

by Prince Of Petworth January 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm 22 Comments

Dear PoPville,

My roommates and I have noticed this duck-billed glasses-wearing cup of coffee everywhere in DC, and no one seems to know what it is (led to an interesting Google image search). Does anyone have any idea who the artist is?

I’ve seen these all over as well. My favorite is from Florida Ave, NW pictured here. There was also one on Dan’s Cafe in Adams Morgan for months.

  • Anonymous

    Unless they’ve taken it down in the last few weeks, the one on Dan’s Cafe is still there.

  • J

    Yeah, his name is Jerome. I don’t know his last name. He hangs out at bistro labonne sometimes (I know him from there). He and another artist, dblack, are having an exhibition in a couple of months, but I can’t remember where.

  • Roz

    That’s Banksy. There was a good documentary about him a few months ago, Enter through the Gift Shop. Check it out. Pretty informative. Cheers.

    • Anonymous

      i don’t ever understand your posts.

    • anon

      i dont know who it is, but it’s not Bansky… the movie Enter through the Gift Shop is great though.

      • Anonymous

        Exit Through The Gift Shop

        • anon

          thanks!

    • Anonymous

      Its a dude name Jerome. He’s a dope old skateboard head. Known em for years. period.

  • neednewhob

    Also on the old Duchess & the Queen (not sure if that’s right) place right next to Meeps. New sighting from a couple days ago, unless they’ve taken it down already. The Dan’s Cafe one is still up.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe it’s Cool Disco Dan.

    • elena

      it’s not cool disco dan

      • Farnsworth

        it might be, though

  • anon

    BORF.

    • I miss those red shoes.

  • Anonymous

    it’s probably damian hirst.

    • anon

      trolls on trolls

      • Anonymous

        That was beautiful

    • Shepard Fairey did the HOPE piece.

  • Anonymous

    Milo?

  • Peter J. Orvetti

    Chinatown Express.

    • Peter J. Orvetti

      oops wrong post

  • Anonymous

    What’s going on with this space?

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