Rag & Bone Mural Complete

Posted on: November 29th, 2010 at 6:37 am by

While most neighborhood eyeballs have been focused squarely on the seasonal re-branding of the graffiti wall at Bowery and East Houston these last few days, another commissioned piece of artwork was quietly completed.  Last Wednesday afternoon, just as Brooklyn-based artist Kenny Scharf began work on his cartoonish mural, Honduran artist Josh Villatoro finished the chicken-egg piece on the long-embattled Elizabeth Street facade of Rag & Bone.

When we spoke to him, Villatoro was surprised that no hooligans tagged the work during its week-long paint period.  Give it a few weeks, dude!

In addition to the artwork initiative, Rag & Bone just installed some new minimalist signage just above the entrance at 73 East Houston.

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