Futura 2000

Celebrating Nearly 30 Years of ‘The East Village Eye’ with the Howl! Happening Gallery

Posted September 16, 2016 at 9:32 am

If you were a denizen of the downtown scene in the ’80s, you probably couldn’t wait to get your hands on the latest issue of the East Village Eye. Or maybe you came here because of what it vividly described. Published from May 1979 to January 1987, the monthly magazine featured extensive coverage of pop […]

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Bowery Beef: Cope2 Allegedly Pulls a Gun at the Graffiti Wall While Futura Painted

Posted September 14, 2015 at 5:19 am

Art, violence, and drama at the Bowery graffiti wall this weekend. The legendary pioneer Futura (aka Lenny McGurr) had been decorating the slab the last few days, but things definitely got shady Saturday afternoon. Cope2 apparently appeared on the Bowery to support his boy, Futura, during the second day of paintwork. While there, though, graffiti […]

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Street Artist Futura Begins Painting the Bowery Graffiti Wall Today

Posted September 11, 2015 at 5:15 am

As first reported here this week, seminal graffiti artist Futura (aka Lenny McGurr, Futura 2000) is the latest entrant into the annals of the Bowery wall history. The Ron English “All American Tempter Tot” was scraped from the facade after Labor Day and readied for the newest mural. Futura quartered the canvas on Wednesday, but […]

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Graffiti Godfather ‘Futura’ Will Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted September 9, 2015 at 1:15 pm

With Ron English’s “All American Temper Tot” now scraped from the Bowery graffiti wall, property owner Goldman Properties is reportedly going old school with the forthcoming mural. Sources in the know disclose that Futura (Lenny McGurr), the iconic graffiti artist from the 1970s, will impart art on the fresh canvas tomorrow. Futura, formerly known as […]

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