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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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Os Gemeos x JR Collaboration Spotted on Chrystie Street

Last modified August 8, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Os Gemeos artwork really hasn’t been seen much in these parts since 2009, when twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo painted the OG Bowery graffiti wall. Before it was encased in a Pink Floyd-esque white-box wall (said mural is still preserved). The artists are in town this week as part of the LISA Project’s “LoMan […]

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Street Artist Maya Hayuk Sues Starbucks for Copyright Infringement Over its Frappuccino Cups

Last modified June 26, 2015 at 7:31 am

Street artist Maya Hayuk is again on the legal warpath to protect her copyrights. For the second time in a year, the Brooklyn muralist is seeking damanges for infringing use of her artwork. Indeed, Hayuk already sued Sara Bareilles (i.e. Sony/Epic) and Coach for infringement. Now, her gaze is trained toward Starbucks. Hayuk filed a […]

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Ron English Mural on the Bowery is Scrubbed Clean

Last modified June 12, 2015 at 9:24 am

The never-ending battle between commissioned street artists and the inevitable slew of taggers continues at the Bowery graffiti wall. We reported earlier this week that the “All American Temper Tot” mural painted by Ron English had received a few blemishes. Turns out the stunt (“Fuck TV, create art”) was created by MrStarCity, who was trying to make […]

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Ron English Mural on the Bowery Graffiti Wall Was Finally Violated

Posted June 10, 2015 at 5:13 am

It’s a rite of passage for all street artists who decorate the world famous Bowery graffiti wall. That of getting tagged to shit. Following this trend, the latest artwork – “All American Temper Tot” by Ron English – was finally vandalized earlier this week. There are a bunch of scrawls beneath the so-called tot, plus […]

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