FAILE Totem at Bowery Graffiti Wall Removed

Posted on: January 20th, 2012 at 10:18 am by

While the epic FAILE collage on the Bowery graffiti wall sits relatively pristine and bereft of random tags, the accompanying totem recently met a different fate. The spinning artwork, shamelessly bolted to the sidewalk outside 294 Bowery for roughly a month, was decapitated sometime around the New Year. We are now left with little more than a stump at this point.

It’s unclear whether the Native American-esque totem will make a comeback.

FAILE is a Brooklyn-based art duo. Their last high-profile venture on the Lower East Side was with fellow graf-artist Baile in the temporary Deluxx Fluxx arcade on Allen Street.

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