Streit’s Matzo Facade Becomes Art Haven with New Mural by Connor Harrington

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 at 10:08 am by

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Conor Harrington’s mural on Suffolk St.

What do street artists Logan Hicks, Crash, and Conor Harrington have in common?

Simple. Each boasts an eye-catching mural on a one-block stretch of Suffolk Street. And now having commissioned artwork by these luminaries on the Lower East Side (not to mention Shepard Fairey), the Little Italy Street Art Project continues the quest to curate walls outside its self imposed boundaries.

Irish-born Conor Harrington spent late last week painting this arms-length piece on the Suffolk Street facade of Streit’s Matzo factory. It’s essentially an advertisement for his new show at the Lazarides Gallery pop-up over at 268 Mulberry Street. “Eat and Delete” is an “investigation of a period when European superpowers were at their most powerful and exposes the hypocrisy of empire, status and wealth accrued through less than wholesome means.”

Also joining the party is theDRiF who decorated the middle space between Crash and Conor with 2,000+ splatters of paint.

The addition of these two on the block no doubt cements this Streit’s wall as a player in the street art world. We’ll see if it continues.

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theDRiF splatters Suffolk St.

Meanwhile, remember the last time Lazarides was around here? It resulted in a Slacktivist protest

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