Barry McGee

When Clayton Patterson Tagged the Graffiti Wall

Posted January 21, 2011 at 6:38 am

In the summer of 1990, Clayton Patterson put his stamp on the wall.

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Ciroc Vodka Advertises at Graffiti Wall

Posted January 3, 2011 at 6:28 am

On New Year’s Eve the perpetual whitespace above the graffiti wall was reactivated for some brief advertising.

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Kenny Scharf Mural Receives First Tags

Posted December 29, 2010 at 6:18 am

Kenny Scharf had a one month grace period at the graffiti wall.

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Boogie Staff Picks: The Year at the Graffiti Wall [2010]

Posted December 27, 2010 at 6:29 am

2010 was definitely the year that the owned graffiti wall truly broke through to the mainstream.

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Watch Kenny Scharf Complete the “Puzzle”

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Since Kenny Scharf completed his jigsaw puzzle of blob-like heads at the corner of Bowery and East Houston, the social media sphere has been blowing up with glowing reviews from passersby.  It’s definitely nice to have some color back at the high-profile graffiti wall. Anyway, GammaBlog created a nice video of the Brooklyn-based artist completing his […]

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Kenny Scharf Mural is Complete

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Artist Kenny Scharf finished his mural masterpiece yesterday, just shy of one week after spray-painting first began at the graffiti wall.  The colorful collection of cartoon faces at the corner of Bowery and East Houston is no doubt a refreshing change from the Barry McGee wall of tags.  Just ask Pee Wee Herman, who dropped […]

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Rag & Bone Mural Complete

Posted November 29, 2010 at 6:37 am

While most neighborhood eyeballs have been focused squarely on the seasonal re-branding of the graffiti wall at Bowery and East Houston these last few days, another commissioned piece of artwork was quietly completed.  Last Wednesday afternoon, just as Brooklyn-based artist Kenny Scharf began work on his cartoonish mural, Honduran artist Josh Villatoro finished the chicken-egg […]

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Kenny Scharf Mural Update

Last modified November 29, 2010 at 9:39 am

Here is a quick Kenny Scharf update.  Almost a week in the making, the colorful mural of curvy cartoon faces at the corner of Bowery and East Houston is nearly complete. As of last night, a small section of white-space near the gravel remains untouched. EV Grieve has also been chronicling the evolution of the […]

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Kenny Scharf Starts Painting at Graffiti Wall

Last modified November 24, 2010 at 4:34 pm

Just a little while ago, as everyone began fleeing the city for Thanksgiving, Brooklyn-based artist Kenny Scharf arrived at the now-iconic Deitch graffiti wall for his turn at some high-profile work. Not surprisingly, crowds gathered (and are still gathering) at Bowery and East Houston to witness progress.

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Breaking: Barry McGee Mural Bombed [Update]

Last modified November 23, 2010 at 3:23 pm

In the last 24 hours, the Barry McGee mural on the graffiti wall at Bowery and East Houston was bombed. Given the positioning of the nearby boom, it seems this work may have been commissioned. UPDATE: Gothamist reports that the SACE overwrite is a tribute to the late Dash Snow, who passed away last year.

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