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‘27 Club’ Mural on Rivington Street is Defaced Again

Last modified November 5, 2019 at 10:16 am

For the second time in the last six months, the popular “27 club” mural at Rivington and Forsyth Streets was vandalized. This time, the desecration is way worse. A string of Batman-inspired tags lines the base of the two-story brick building. The last incident – back in July – sparked a response from neighbors who […]

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Street Artist Fixes ‘27 Club’ Mural on Rivington Street

Posted July 22, 2019 at 5:06 am

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 […]

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Locals Unhappy about Defacement of ‘27 Club’ Mural on Rivington Street

Posted July 11, 2019 at 5:09 am

The tagging of a popular mural on Rivington Street has angered some of the local populace, it appears. The so-called “27 Club” mural at the corner of Forsyth Street – painted last October by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra – was recently defaced. Some graffiti crew tagged over the artwork with several white scrawls. However, a […]

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Massive ‘27 Club’ Mural Painted on Rivington Street Wall

Last modified July 10, 2019 at 8:35 pm

There is now a massive mural illustrating the fallen musicians in the so-called “27 Club.” Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra spent the better part of the last week painting five detailed faces at the corner of Rivington and Forsyth Streets – Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Amy Winehouse. These musicians belong to […]

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