Icons is the attempt of Mr. brainwash, who represents himself, to storm New York.
Over time, he became a street artist himself: the splendidly named Mr. brainwash.
A friend had heard that Mr. brainwash had staked everything he had on this show.
: Your line is persuasive, virtually a brainwash
[1950s+; fr Chinese hsi nao, ''wash brain,'' which came into US use during and after the Korean War, apparently because of its use by North Koreans and their Chinese allies as custodians of US prisoners of war]