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Logan Hicks’ Multilayered Mural Underway on Bowery Graffiti Wall [PHOTOS]

Posted July 26, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is on to the next one this week. The acclaimed stencil artist Logan Hicks began work on his mural early yesterday morning. He and his assistants spent the day affixing various 3D-style cutouts to the one-story encasement. Rain be damned. The verdict thus far – easily one of the more intriguing, most […]

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The 2-Story Building that Replaced Billy’s Antiques is Finally Revealed

Posted July 25, 2016 at 5:00 am

Billy’s Antiques is now trumped by this new two-story brick building. Under construction for more than two years – plus the legal proceedings regarding six inches of real estate – the new 76 East Houston Street is finally ready for the public eye. The commercial-only building, composed completely of brick and with arched windows, was […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Whitewashed for Logan Hicks Artwork Next Week

Posted July 22, 2016 at 5:10 am

The Bowery Graffiti Wall is primed for its next act. Out came the whitewashers this week, painting over the remains of Futura’s ten-month-old mural. The one-story enclosure – the original concrete slab still sits intact with Os Gemeos art – is now a blank canvas for stencil artist Logan Hicks. There is also a portable […]

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Logan Hicks Will Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall Next Week

Last modified July 20, 2016 at 11:16 am

It’s that time of year. The periodic changing of the guard at the Bowery Graffiti Wall. Almost a full year after imparted Futura unveiled his textured mural (that was September 2015), “stencil artist” Logan Hicks is on deck. Goldman Properties, the real estate company that owns the concrete slab (and land beneath), announced that painting […]

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Photo: Adrian Wilson

Bowery Street Sign Becomes Tribute to David Bowie During Blizzard

Last modified January 26, 2016 at 7:17 am

Two enterprising vandals with proverbial balls installed a highly-visible David Bowie tribute beside the Bowery graffiti wall. Major ups in the intersection of East Houston. Artists associated with the Little Italt Street Art Project joined some friends to capitalize on the fortuitous silence of the crippling blizzard for installation. Adrian Wilson, the artist-photographer who owns Inutilious […]

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Cope2 Responds to the Altercation and Arrest at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted September 15, 2015 at 10:15 am

Graffiti writer Cope2 got in touch with Bowery Boogie to tell his side of the story about what went down at the Bowery graffiti wall this past Saturday. While Futura was painting his mural. He was arrested for allegedly threatening a fellow artist from Tats Cru with a gun. Here’s what he has to say, […]

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Bowery Beef: Cope2 Allegedly Pulls a Gun at the Graffiti Wall While Futura Painted

Posted September 14, 2015 at 5:19 am

Art, violence, and drama at the Bowery graffiti wall this weekend. The legendary pioneer Futura (aka Lenny McGurr) had been decorating the slab the last few days, but things definitely got shady Saturday afternoon. Cope2 apparently appeared on the Bowery to support his boy, Futura, during the second day of paintwork. While there, though, graffiti […]

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Street Artist Futura Begins Painting the Bowery Graffiti Wall Today

Posted September 11, 2015 at 5:15 am

As first reported here this week, seminal graffiti artist Futura (aka Lenny McGurr, Futura 2000) is the latest entrant into the annals of the Bowery wall history. The Ron English “All American Tempter Tot” was scraped from the facade after Labor Day and readied for the newest mural. Futura quartered the canvas on Wednesday, but […]

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Graffiti Godfather ‘Futura’ Will Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted September 9, 2015 at 1:15 pm

With Ron English’s “All American Temper Tot” now scraped from the Bowery graffiti wall, property owner Goldman Properties is reportedly going old school with the forthcoming mural. Sources in the know disclose that Futura (Lenny McGurr), the iconic graffiti artist from the 1970s, will impart art on the fresh canvas tomorrow. Futura, formerly known as […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Scraped Clean of Ron English Mural; Painting Begins Tomorrow

Posted September 9, 2015 at 5:13 am

Nearly five months on, the Bowery graffiti wall is ready for its seasonal street makeover. Like clockwork. In other words, that’s the end for Ron English and his “All American Temper Tot.” A small detachment of workers was onsite early yesterday morning to scrape and prime the one-story canvas for the next in line. We are told […]

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