Lee Quinones

Iconic Local Street Artist Lee Quiñones Featured at Nicole Klagsbrun Pop-Up Gallery on Grand Street

Posted May 5, 2015 at 5:19 am

Longtime gallerist Nicole Klagsbrun is stepping outside the Chelsea orbit to dip toes into the Lower East Side gallery scene. The longtime gallerist, who operates a showroom on West 26th Street, just launched a pop-up installation at 291 Grand Street. Beside the open-air Chinese markets in a corner building perennialy seeking pop-ups. Rather fittingly, the pop-up […]

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Pioneering Street Artist Lee Quiñones is the ‘Artist in Residence’ at the Hotel Indigo, Opening in April

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 9:34 pm

In an apparent attempt to gain legitimacy with the neighborhood and its history, the culture-destroying Hotel Indigo tapped a street art legend as its so-called artist in residence. Lee Quiñones has that honor, a tidbit first learned when the Orchard Hell Building went before Community Board 3 for its liquor license (which was approved, by […]

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City Lore Gallery Inaugurates New East Village Space with ‘Moving Murals’ Exhibit

Posted April 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

City Lore, a local organization that champions NYC’s grassroots cultures, has often been described as “New York City’s museum without walls.” This non-museum has now opened an actual gallery in the East Village, at 56 East First Street. The inaugural exhibit, “Moving Murals: Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive” kicked off last week. […]

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Lee Quinones Painting New Piece Over ‘Know Your Rights’ Mural on Eldridge

Posted August 1, 2013 at 6:05 am

His “Know Your Rights” mural was first painted in 2005, and was rarely sabatoged. A remarkable feat, no doubt.

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Flashback: Photos of 1980s Lower East Side

Posted August 30, 2011 at 10:12 am

Some awesome photos of eighties Lower East Side, after the jump!

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“How to Make it in America” Filming on Ludlow, Take 6

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

Today marks the fifth consecutive week, and third time in six days, that this particular neighborhood real estate has been a television set.

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Allen Boys Remnants and Lee Quinones

Last modified February 26, 2017 at 5:40 pm

In the gated driveway beside Sunshine Cafe at 201 Allen is a decades-old mural barely visible to the naked eye.

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