Another Look at the Alec Monopoly Mural on the Bowery

Posted on: May 18th, 2012 at 6:29 am by

The epic mural is pretty much an announcement that work is officially underway at 199 Bowery. Since Sunday afternoon, LA-based pop artist Alec Monopoly has been painting the ginormous plywood shed covering the future EMM joint. Progress was slow but steady. We stopped by yesterday evening to watch the application of the final brushstrokes; thing was damn near completed. Not much of a public spectacle, unlike Tony Goldman’s graffiti wall a few blocks north. Blame the narrower sidewalks.

In any event, the mural itself seems to be an opus of sorts, incorporating other works from his catalog, notably the Jack Nicholson and Bob Dylan.

What’s your favorite Monopoly token to use?

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