Posted January 9, 2014 at 6:03 am
Rag & Bone’s pseudo publicity stunt of employing former 5Pointz guru Meres One to paint their Elizabeth Street wall in December has come to its inevitable conclusion. After a month-long tenure, the collection of lightbulb characters was whitewashed earlier this week in preparation for the newest entrant in the Houston/Project series. The next artist at […]
Posted December 9, 2013 at 9:08 am
Street art is so watered down for the mainstream now that, of all things, a trendy boutique on the Lower East Side extended a helping hand to Meres One and the displaced 5Pointz crew. Rag & Bone, the Cafe Colonial-killing chain store that sells $300 denim, is pimping its Elizabeth Street wall (site of its […]
Posted October 8, 2013 at 6:00 am
The latest Rag & Bone mural on Elizabeth Street spares the paint and spoils the sculptor. In this case, we have a five-by-six matrix of cosmonaut and astronaut figures symmetrically enshrined, but not well protected. The mysterious entity behind the unsigned wall work is none other than Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti. Moretti’s commissioned artwork definitely […]
Last modified June 20, 2013 at 11:55 am
It took a few days – rainy ones, at that – but David Bowie is looking rather sharp in lyrical mosaic form.
Last modified June 19, 2013 at 12:41 am
Brooklyn-based artist and musician Erik den Breejan specializes in painting mosaics using song lyrics, in which the words ultimately form a portrait of the musician in question.
Posted July 11, 2012 at 11:22 am
A few days after Aiko began stenciling at the Bowery graffiti wall, Rag & Bone just decided to announce the return of its houston/PROJECT crowdsourced art program on the Elizabeth Street facade.