Hektad

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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Have You Seen Hektad’s Dice and Rubik’s Cubes Dotting Allen Street Mall?

Posted May 17, 2016 at 10:23 am

Every once in a while a public art piece just completely nails it. Like this latest effort by street artist Hektad. Dubbed “Project Play Me,” Hektad last week added some color to one of the many staging areas for the East Houston Reconstruction project. With a little bit of paint, the street artist transformed several […]

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David Bowie Murals Pop Up on the Lower East Side

Posted January 15, 2016 at 5:10 am

The outpouring of grief and gratitude in the wake of David Bowie’s death is heartbreaking. The artist, musician, and all around rock symbol, died last Sunday at 69 after a highly secretive eighteen-month bout with liver cancer. While his residence at 285 Lafayette Street continues to collect flowers, thoughts, and candles, the tribute murals are […]

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