I’ve always wondered who painted these Santa Claus images for Coca-Cola. It turns out it’s an artist named Haddon Sundblom.
One on display at the W 24th Street Gagosian and the other at the W 21st Street Gagosian.
So apparently the other day Banksy (or somebody who works for Banksy) went into a thrift shop on 23rd Street near Lexington Avenue and purchased a painting. After a few days out of the shop, the painting was donated back to the shop with a special addition — a depiction of Hitler in Nazi uniform [...]