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Tagger Makes Quick Work of Maya Hayuk’s New Mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Last modified February 6, 2014 at 9:21 am

It took a grand total of two days for someone to violate the latest artwork at the Bowery graffiti wall. Maya Hayuk had just completed her colorful, zig-zaggy mural earlier this week. By yesterday, however, the piece was already a victim of vandals. Indeed, an enterprising tagger sprayed the left side in black bubble-lettering. The […]

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PIXOTE Bombs the White Space Above the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted December 27, 2013 at 6:03 am

The never-ending white space above the world famous Bowery graffiti wall usually remains untouched. It’s a space often utilized by Madison Avenue to sear neighborhood eyeballs with useless product, and generally out of reach for vandals. Some taggers have done it before (i.e. Shitfuck), but seasoned graffiti writer PIXOTE marked the spot with way more […]

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Progress at Swoon’s Hurricane Sandy Mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted October 24, 2013 at 6:10 am

Now in its fourth day, Swoon’s takeover of the Bowery graffiti wall is still a few furlongs from finish. Or so it appears. The proverbial torch was passed to the street artist on Monday after the conclusion of the three-month tenure of Revok and Pose. Swoon’s mural is rather timely, channeling themes of Hurricane Sandy […]

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Swoon Begins Mural Makeover at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted October 22, 2013 at 10:01 am

By dusk yesterday, the colorful Revok and Pose mural mashup at the Bowery graffiti wall was deposed. Whitewashed and painted blue-green to make way for the next artist to receive three months of fame. And lest we forget the one tagger who already defaced it. As we first reported yesterday, that replacement is street artist […]

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Bowery Graffiti Wall Changing of the Guard; Swoon Next Up

Posted October 21, 2013 at 1:23 pm

It’s a familiar sight outside the Bowery graffiti wall. An assembly of booms waiting for the order to whitewash what Revok and Pose put here back in July. It’ll be sad to see their piece painted into obscurity. Meanwhile, we’ve confirmed that the next artist to grace the world famous wall is Swoon. The job […]

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PBS Segment with Street Artists Olek and Swoon [Video]

Posted September 29, 2011 at 10:12 am

In which PBS focuses on two influential street artists in the game. Video after the jump!

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