Street Artist Fixes ‘27 Club’ Mural on Rivington Street

Posted on: July 22nd, 2019 at 5:06 am by

Friends don’t let friends have their murals tagged without recourse. For the “27 Club” piece on Rivington Street, it meant Hektad to the rescue.

You’ll recall that earlier this month, a group of no-name taggers scrawled over the headshots painted by Eduardo Kobra. This action prompted a response letter from the community about how amateur the graffiti was, and how it ruined the nine-month-old artwork.

Street artist Hektad responded in his own way, and touched up the mural to remove the white scrawls.

“People were complaining because they loved the life so much, I had to fix it for my friend,” the artist wrote on Instagram.

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