Jim Joe Tags Above the Graffiti Wall

Posted on: May 21st, 2010 at 6:25 am by

The assault continues.  No building is too high, no canvas too small for street writer Jim Joe. Whether it’s the chicken-scratch cursive or more distinct print style, his stamp on downtown is quite ubiquitous.

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And since the graffiti wall is suddenly in vogue, it’s the prime target.  Honestly, we’re surprised it took him this long.  Up above, the on-again-off-again ad facade of 294 Bowery now carries two highly visible tags. In addition, that fresh Mr. Brainwash piece that Grieve had spotted on Wednesday was painted over yesterday morning. All for the sake of Shepard Fairey.  When does this game end?

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It might be time to revive Os Gêmeos.

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