Keith Haring Replacement on Houston

Posted on: July 7th, 2009 at 7:53 am by
New Color Scheme
Fade to White
Fade to White with Ladder

Yesterday, Animal New York reported on the erasure of the Keith Haring tribute mural at the corner of Bowery and Houston. When we walked past later in the evening, two artists were busy spray-painting the fresh white slab of concrete. Neither would divulge any information on the replacement art project, just that it would likely be complete in ten days.

UPDATE: new colors! And per Grieve, “Brazilian street artists and identical twins Os Gêmeos are doing the new mural…”

Related Reading:
Keith Haring Coverage [Bowery Boogie]
Keith Haring’s Houston Street Mural Whitewashed
[Animal]

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