Fumero’s Mural at 90 Stanton Street

Posted on: March 21st, 2012 at 10:28 am by

Springtime temperatures are (hopefully) here to stay, and street art is beginning to bloom alongside the flowers. Indeed, within the last couple weeks, we’ve already seen an uptick in both sanctioned and illegal graffiti around the Lower East Side. For instance, the roll-down security gate at 90 Stanton Street.

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Le Salon d’Art opted for a colorful exterior makeover this time around, commissioning a striking new mural by Fumero.  In his own words, the mission was to “bring the color of life onto a cold metal, lifeless gate.”  The city-based artist was last spotted at 90 Stanton as part of the art show here a couple months ago.  Just another helping of Fumeroism for the Lower East Side.

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Barely a week after the paint dried, however, the new mural has already fallen prey to an errant tagger.

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[H/T @JoshuaBGeyer]

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