Gaia’s Rooster Mural at Rag & Bone
Street artist Gaia, whose wheat-paste ravens have been spotted across downtown in recent months, is behind the latest mural replacement at Rag & Bone on East Houston. So long,
seated astronaut “Action Man.” This conspicuous, avian-themed piece was put up over the holiday weekend, and is the latest in a succession of commissioned projects on the store’s Elizabeth Street facade. Its arrival comes two months after Nicholas Forker marked the spot.
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All three participants – Gaia, Josh Villatoro, Nicholas Forker – were brought on board as part of the Houston/Project, which provides a canvas to emerging city street artists. What do you think of the new mural? Will roosters help sell grossly over-priced threads?