Gaia’s Rooster Mural at Rag & Bone

Posted on: July 6th, 2011 at 10:08 am by

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?

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