This Morning’s Banksy Asks Who the Asshole Is Here, Really


Good morning. Banksy’s still here, and we’re pretty sure he thinks you’re an asshole. The British scourge struck horrifyingly earlier this morning, while your humble bloggers were still caffeinating and thinking up more unkind jokes about the English.

The newest piece is on the back of a truck in Sunset Park. “The grumpier you are, the more assholes you meet,” it proclaims. On his website, Banksy suggests this as an “alternative New York bumper slogan.” Aww. Is someone not getting a warm-enough New York welcome?

– See also: Banksy’s New Piece Is a Bumper Car-Riding Reaper on the Bowery

No word yet on just where in Sunset Park this grouchy Zen koan of a truck is parked, although Instagram detectives suggest somewhere on Second Avenue. We’ll be looking. In the meantime, someone give Banksy a hug, and maybe get that dude a bagel. He seems to be feeling a little under-appreciated.

Update: The truck is parked in a place!

Animal New York reports the truck has been found at 131 47th Street between First and Second avenues. This one appears to be more of a stationary exhibit, unlike that one with the roving screaming animals or the movable jungle.

So head over to Sunset Park and watch a bunch of people with cameras arguing in front of an old truck! In an alley-ish street, no less!