Posted December 27, 2010 at 6:29 am
2010 was definitely the year that the owned graffiti wall truly broke through to the mainstream.
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 […]
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.
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.
Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm
In the life of the notorious Deitch graffiti wall at the corner of Bowery and East Houston, one week is truly an eternity. Last week, KID bombed the Barry McGee mural, completely overwriting a section of red scribbles. Plus, numerous others had also inked their own names and phrases. This week, though, the mural was […]
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am
Deitch Projects in SoHo is busy with one of its final gallery events before an anticipated June closure. Dubbed Bowery Boys, the exhibition features new paintings by Rosson Crow, and will run though March 27. And, as reported a couple months ago, the concrete canvas that they maintain at the corner of Bowery and East […]
Last modified May 6, 2010 at 5:28 pm
A recent L Magazine story about the upcoming closure of Deitch Projects in SoHo (June 1 deadline) uncovers intel regarding a new mural to replace Os Gêmeos at the corner of Houston and Bowery. It seems Shepard Fairey was given the nod to put his official stamp on the neighborhood.