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‘Facebook Muralist’ David Choe is up Next at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted May 26, 2017 at 5:08 am

A muralist who made a mint through his series of murals at the Facebook HQ in the early 2000s was picked to succeed the five-month reign of PichiAvo at the Bowery Graffiti Wall. Goldman Properties, owner of the four-story canvas (and the land on which it sits), announced yesterday that Korean-American artist David Choe will […]

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Cashing in on the Bowery Graffiti Wall with ‘Limited Edition’ Prints

Posted May 24, 2017 at 10:22 am

Last week, Goldman Properties announced that art fans could “own a piece” of the famous Bowery Graffiti Wall. “For the first time in history,” the copy read in all-caps, people could purchase limited edition prints of the PichiAvo mural (“Urbanmythology”) currently holding court. Cashing in on the wall. Seventy-five 47” x 15” archival color prints, […]

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With ‘Walltime,’ Bowery and East Houston Becomes User-Generated TV Screen

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:13 am

Over the years, the south-facing exposure of 294 Bowery has boasted its fair share of advertising. And plenty of graffiti, naturally. Everything from static billboards like the enormous Grand Theft Auto IV banner (April 2008) to videos pimping Ciroc vodka or the fight to save turtles. Now, this enormous white space above (and unrelated to) […]

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Goldman Properties Tags Bowery Graffiti Wall with New ID Plaques

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:15 am

Goldman Properties finally made the Bowery Graffiti Wall into a proper gallery last week with the installation of subtle identification nameplates. Indeed, the latest mural on the Bowery – “Urbanmythology” by Spanish duo PichiAvo – is now official thanks to the advent of two plaques bolted to the facade. One details the story of the […]

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Artists PichiAvo Complete their ‘Urbanmythology’ on the Bowery

Posted January 31, 2017 at 5:11 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is now decorated with its latest mural. PichiAvo wrapped up work on the horse-driven piece yesterday afternoon, capping a week of painting activities. Indeed, despite driving rains, a Nor’easter, and overall inclement weather the last several days, the Spanish duo worked through it unfazed. As PichiAvo’s first work in New York […]

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Despite the Storm, Art Duo PichiAvo Begins Decorating the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted January 24, 2017 at 5:19 am

The Lower East Side will get its mural, come hell or high water. Indeed. Despite the advent of a soaking Nor’easter yesterday afternoon, Spanish artist duo PichiAvo began work on a new mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall. The team braved steady rain and whipping wind gusts to install the first layer of their piece. PichiAvo […]

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Before PichiAvo Paints the Bowery Graffiti Wall, Taggers Go Crazy

Posted January 19, 2017 at 5:13 am

The lame duck session at the Bowery Graffiti Wall has proven an opportune moment for taggers. In the week since Goldman Properties whitewashed the two-story encasement ahead of the next artist design, the fresh canvas has been attacked several times. Especially thanks to the perfect storm of inclement weather and lack of the usual security. […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall is Being Whitewashed Ahead of Spanish Art Duo Pichi & Avo

Posted January 11, 2017 at 5:19 am

Logan Hicks’ now-weathered mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall – the SoHo street scene dubbed “Story of My Life” – is is undergoing removal as we speak. The mobile booms are out; let the erasure commence. Spanish street art duo Pichi & Avo is reportedly next in line. The artists confirmed their participation in an email, albeit […]

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Spanish Duo Pichi & Avo Rumored to Replace Logan Hicks’ Mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted January 6, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is abuzz. In the last two weeks, the high-profile canvas has seen its fair share of action. The sidewalks on its perimeter were chiseled away and replaced; then there was the memorial slideshow of fallen celebrities in 2016 which illuminated the bare space above the art slab. Now, get ready for the semi-annual […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Becomes Homage to Celebrity Dead in 2016 [PHOTOS]

Posted December 29, 2016 at 5:09 am

The high-profile Bowery Graffiti Wall is ending 2016 not with new artwork, but a memorial of sorts to those (celebrity) fallen this year. For the last couple nights, there’s been a slideshow projection of the notable deceased. Eighteen images, including David Bowie, Prince, photographer Bill Cunningham, Gene Wilder, Muhammad Ali, and Carrie Fisher (and, controversially, […]

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