Mark Panzarino

Artist Mark Panzarino Installs ‘Marquis ‘America’ at Grand Central Station

Posted July 1, 2016 at 5:13 am

You may recall artist Mark Panzarino from his noteworthy chalk renderings in Union Square and the like;  now he’ll be dazzling passersby with some glitzy fashion and spoken word art at Grand Central Station. The new public art installation is called ‘Marquis America’, and will be eye catching, to say the least. Bedecked with tens […]

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Mark Panzarino’s Chalk Artwork is Apparently a Threat to Union Square

Posted July 10, 2014 at 6:05 am

Mark Panzarino is exonerated, yes, but the city still has a bone to pick with the Union Square chalk artist. We received an email from Panzarino regarding some real-time harassment at his usual stomping grounds earlier this week. Apparently the Park Supervisor Barbara Vaccaro mobilized a cleanup crew a second after polishing off this “Louis […]

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Artist Mark Panzarino Exonerated on Charges Related to Chalking the Grounds of Union Square

Posted July 2, 2014 at 9:19 am

Mid-May. Just a week after neighbors took to the streets to inscribe memories for Lower East Side History Month, an artist who creates sidewalk art with chalk was arrested for same. Mark Panzarino had been chalking images in his stomping grounds of Union Square when cops cuffed him. He was swiftly charged with creating graffiti and […]

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Artist Mark Panzarino Arrested for Chalking the Grounds of Union Square

Last modified May 12, 2014 at 3:18 pm

Chalk? Childhood past-time. Each piece with a lifespan of pretty much a couple days, or until it rains. It seems that despite the various chalkings of the Lower East Side as recently as last week, and also in tribute to the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory for a decade, chalk artist Mark Panzarino was […]

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One-Year Anniversary Memorial For Sandy Hook Surfaces in Union Square

Posted November 27, 2013 at 6:03 am

It’s almost been a year since the heartbreaking tragedy of Sandy Hook rippled through our nation and collectively sobered the holiday spirit. To commemorate those lost, artist Mark Panzarino recently chalked a bold memorial “wish list” centered around a manhole-turned-gun barrel in Union Square. Concise. But yesterday’s rains likely got the better of it. This […]

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