Street Artist WRDSMTH Drops New Typewriter Stencils in Fishtown and Kensington
L.A.-based street artist WRDSMTH was in Philadelphia yesterday, where he left behind a couple of his iconic typewriter stencils in Fishtown and Kensington.
The works range in size, and carry different messages that sort of recall Steve Powers’ feel-good Love Letter murals in West Philly. One six-foot tall work on West Master Street in Kensington reads, “The only lie I ever told you is that I liked you when I already knew I loved you.”
Another smaller one reads, “Truth told, the odds are not in your favor. But that’s what will make it such a great story.”
His visit was chronicled on Philly street art blog Streets Dept. The site’s founder, Conrad Benner, says WRDSMTH has been in town a couple times, but his contributions never get old. “I love him, because I think he really has a way with words, with text,” Benner says. “He’s a writer in L.A., so perhaps that shouldn’t be too hard to believe, but he’s got such great style to him. His words, when I post them to my channels, seem to affect a lot of people. He’s killing it right now.”
Check out more photos on Streets Dept.
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