Maya Hayuk

Street Artist Maya Hayuk Sues Starbucks for Copyright Infringement Over its Frappuccino Cups

Last modified June 26, 2015 at 7:31 am

Street artist Maya Hayuk is again on the legal warpath to protect her copyrights. For the second time in a year, the Brooklyn muralist is seeking damanges for infringing use of her artwork. Indeed, Hayuk already sued Sara Bareilles (i.e. Sony/Epic) and Coach for infringement. Now, her gaze is trained toward Starbucks. Hayuk filed a […]

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Three Graffiti Artists File Suit Against Roberto Cavalli for Using Their Mural in New Fashion Lines Without Permission

Posted September 3, 2014 at 6:05 am

It’s not just Maya Hayuk versus Sara Barailles and Coach. Three more street artists (one of whom is also a graffiti wall vet) just lined up to sue for copyright infringement. The defendant this time around – Roberto Cavalli. Jason Williams, Victor Chapa and Jeffrey Rubin — known as Revok, Reyes, and Steel, respectively – […]

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Muralist Maya Hayuk Sues Sara Bareilles and Coach for Copyright Infringement

Posted August 26, 2014 at 6:09 am

Pretty much everyone snaps photos of the Bowery graffiti wall. That’s a given. Not just newlyweds or OMG girls, either. Even multi platinum pop stars and fashion brands, who then exploit the imagery for commercial gain and get sued as a result. Yes, Sara Bareilles (and her label Sony/Epic) and Coach are the offending parties, […]

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COPE2 Is the Next Artist Painting the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Posted May 12, 2014 at 6:00 am

It’s here again – the quarterly changing of the guard at the Bowery graffiti wall. The telltale sign of torch-passage, a mechanized lift, arrived at the northwest corner of Bowery and East Houston last Thursday ahead of the newest paint job. Perfectly timed, too, as Maya Hayuk’s patterned plaid recently became targeted by a string […]

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Tagger Makes Quick Work of Maya Hayuk’s New Mural at the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Last modified February 6, 2014 at 9:21 am

It took a grand total of two days for someone to violate the latest artwork at the Bowery graffiti wall. Maya Hayuk had just completed her colorful, zig-zaggy mural earlier this week. By yesterday, however, the piece was already a victim of vandals. Indeed, an enterprising tagger sprayed the left side in black bubble-lettering. The […]

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Maya Hayuk is the Latest Artist to Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall

Last modified February 2, 2014 at 10:03 am

It’s that time of the year again. The boom apparatus arrived Friday morning, signaling the quarterly change of the guard at the Bowery graffiti wall. And sure as shit, the new paint job began yesterday. A series of criss-crossed paint strokes cover the two-story surface. The latest commissioned artist working here is Maya Hayuk. Maintaining […]

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Dagny + Barstow Opening at 264 Bowery This Week

Posted February 8, 2012 at 6:41 am

The temporary boutique store closed last Wednesday, with a sign in the windows beckoning customers to visit 264 Bowery instead. More after the jump!

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