Salon 94 Unveils its Video Wall on the Bowery

Posted on: February 16th, 2011 at 6:09 am by

Behold, the new jumbotron of sorts at 243 Bowery.  Just two weeks after Salon 94 announced their plans for the video wall, the plywood was removed, revealing a white facade and a display powered on for the duration.  It’s pretty bright, too, lighting up nearly the entire corner. Coupled with the graffiti wall pulling double duty as a slideshow advertising space, the Bowery is inching toward the Times Square feel.

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The recently-renovated gallery reportedly opened last night with a party to launch the inaugural exhibition.  “Love Doll” showcases the work of Laurie Simmons, and runs through March 26.  And apparently Talking Head David Byrne was in attendance, though it’s yet to be confirmed.

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Speaking of which, is it just us, or have others been nearly hit by Bryne on his bicycle?

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