Sheryo and the Yok Paint Little Italy, Prepare for ‘Pipe Dreams’ at Krause Gallery
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The concerted local effort to transform Little Italy into a hub of creativity ultimately led to the creation of the the Little Italy Street Art Project last year. Which means the neighborhood now carries another micro-acronym – “LISA.” The latest participants to throw up murals here are also alumni of the successful Centre-fuge program (Cycle 4) on East First Street.
Brooklyn-based tag-teamers Sheryo and The Yok were imported for the occasion, painting the gate of Tony’s Little Gift Shop at 156 Mulberry Street.
On a related note, the duo is headed indoors later this month with a new show at the Krause Gallery on Orchard Street. “Pipe Dreams,” name-dropped in the mural, is their first stateside solo show since settling in the city confines in 2012. It runs May 16 – June 16. Here’s a taste of their work…