Dean Stockton, or D*Face, is a more commercial artists, in a sense. However, with his mantra of "Look into my eyes & tell me that you hate me," as stated on his website, it doesn't seem to matter to him. Like other street artists, he causes people to look at their surroundings and appreciate the bits of arts all around. From his "Call in Sick" billboard or "I :( NY" where the Statue of Liberty is donning a sad clown face, D*Face is tackling all aspects of the streets — he uses graffiti, stickers, posters, stencils, and even a tricked out a bike.
Banksy is a somewhat-anonymous graffiti artist who lives in England. In November 2005, Esquire sent contributing writer Colby Buzzell to find Banksy — his humorous journey to find him in the flesh. Buzzell stumbled upon a graffiti loving kid that provides this sentiment of Banksy:
*Information compiled from: Wikipedia
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