New and Improved Graffiti Wall Unveiled on the Bowery
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There she is – the newly constructed Bowery Graffiti Wall, having shed its pesky plywood perimeter yesterday afternoon. A clean slate.
Workers spent the last few months perfecting the high-profile, one-story canvas and installing the proper paneling. From our vantage point, it appears that replacement is a smidgen taller than its predecessor. And it looks more permanent.
Those itching to see more artwork here at Bowery and East Houston needn’t wait much longer. The construction next door will no longer act as impediment. Indeed, a rep from Goldman Properties tells us that programming will continue here despite the ongoing job to erect a two-story commercial property at 76 East Houston. Word on the street is that the new mural will commence sometime in the next couple weeks.
The last original piece of artwork painted on the graffiti wall was Cope2, which was exactly one year ago. Yes, it’s been that long…