Disney Princesses And Pooh With Guns In Street Art

From Stockholm street artist Herr Nilsson:

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Winnie-The-Pooh-Guns-Street-Art-Herr-Nilsson-3

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Winnie-The-Pooh-Guns-Street-Art-Herr-Nilsson-2

Pretty cool… Banksy-esque one might say.  Seemingly not anti-gun, and no retarded statements purpose or hidden meanings that I could find so this guy is already good with me. I think it’s awesome when theres a really nice piece of art under a bridge or in a tunnel that isn’t gang related. I’m sure cities hate this kind of stuff, and probably spend a lot of money discouraging it by cleaning it up though which is kind of sad. I suppose the subject matter or message isn’t always favorable in the mainstream so that’s probably most of the problem.

Thougths?

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Will July 8, 2013 at 12:16 am

I particularly like his nom de guerre. “Herr Nilsson”, or “Mr. Nilsson” in English, is the pet monkey of Pippi Longstockings :p

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SittingDown July 8, 2013 at 10:05 am

I don’t even want to know how or why you know this. LOL

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Will July 9, 2013 at 02:14 am

Oh, I’m of the correct age group. Norwegian broadcasting really liked sending old swedish crap when they weren’t doing eastern-european animation movies like Pingu or Pat & Mat.

That, combined with a bothersome ability to remember useless random shit, gives me the edge at stuff like this and trivial pursuit, but doesn’t contribute much to life outside of that :p

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Matt in FL July 8, 2013 at 07:50 am

“I suppose the subject matter or message isn’t always favorable in the mainstream so that’s probably most of the problem.”

You got it. If they leave something up that 95% of people would say is awesome, but then take something down that 95% of people would say is crap, or offensive, or both, they open themselves up to a discrimination lawsuit on First Amendment grounds. The only real solution is to prohibit all of it.

It really sucks, but that’s the world we live in.

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N703 July 8, 2013 at 10:23 am

The first two and the Pooh on the third look like they were drawn on a photograph of those walls.

He’s good.

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Matt in FL July 8, 2013 at 10:37 am

I’m pretty sure they were all drawn elsewhere and then pasted up. This is more “poster” than “grafitti.”

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Lew July 8, 2013 at 03:52 pm

Stockholm is pretty good for these kinds of street art nowadays. I look forwards to more of Herr Nilsson.

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Max July 8, 2013 at 05:41 pm

I’ve always felt that happiness is a belt fed weapon

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Max July 9, 2013 at 10:09 am

The other Max agrees.

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SouthPawByNW July 8, 2013 at 08:59 pm

How long before Disney sues him for copyright infringement?

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Dushyant July 9, 2013 at 04:49 am

Oh man !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You are one hell of the artist.

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StarvinPilgrim July 9, 2013 at 06:42 am

I wonder if I could buy copies of the first two for my daughters pink room?

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Suburban Sheepdog July 9, 2013 at 02:16 pm

I always liked:

“‘Bother,’ said Pooh as he chambered another round.”

It’s the “Zulu Dawn” helmet and the Martin-Henry rifle that really make it.

http://www.gunsnet.net/photopost/data/554/M-HPooh.jpg

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