After a Year of Inactivity, Ron English is the Next Artist to Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 at 5:10 am by
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The mobile boom was rolled into place beside the freshly-constructed Bowery graffiti wall early yesterday morning. In covering this slab for years, this is the surest signal that a change of the guard is in the cards. Indeed, the next entrant is already at bat to paint a mural here. Acclaimed street artist Ron English has the honor.

According to a blog post on his website, Ron English will spend the weekend on the Bowery to paint something that looks like this.

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In his own words, English “joins the pantheon of street arts who have been granted the honor of gracing New York City’s iconic Houston Bowery Wall.”

But the man is no stranger to larger-than-life artwork in this neighborhood. He also dropped that green “Temper Tot” on Mulberry Street a few years ago.

Meanwhile, it’s worth noting that a security guard sat beside the Bowery graffiti wall all night, but didn’t stop HOUND from tagging the fresh canvas.

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