Centre-fuge Artists Decorate Containers and Cement Blocks Along Battered East Houston Street

Posted on: February 20th, 2015 at 5:18 am by

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Icy & Sot, February 2015

Leave it to the Centre-fuge Public Art Project to help soften the onslaught of construction materials along East Houston Street. While the never-ending roadwork continues to plague the area – especially between Eldridge and Orchard – the arts group has taken to decorating some of the larger equipment stored curbside.

For the last few weeks, Centre-fuge tapped some artist pals to rebrand a bunch of containers and cement cubes. Participants in this off-cycle, as it were, include Icy & Sot, Mastro, Our Star Father, Cram, and Matthew Denton Burrows.

Meanwhile, Cycle 16 of the trailer artwork on East First Street is winding down. Expect the next class of paintwork sometime in the coming weeks. The three-year-old Centre-fuge has been extended through 2015.

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