Sir Shadow

Sir Shadow’s ‘One-Line’ Gallery Show on the Bowery

Posted February 22, 2019 at 5:02 am

Sir Shadow, prolific artist and one of the last living souls in the Whitehouse SRO on the Bowery, is currently showcasing his unique one-line artwork (aka “flowetry”) at a gallery exhibit this week. The event kicked off this past Tuesday at 222 Bowery, the onetime YMCA building colloquially known as “The Bunker.” Sir Shadow will […]

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Sir Shadow Drawing the Walls of the Whitehouse

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Sir Shadow is currently working on an ambitious project at the curiously-named Whitehouse Hotel.

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Sir Shadow Sits Down with Bowery Boogie

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Last Saturday, we stopped by Sir Shadow’s gallery at 338 Bowery, which is adjacent to his reported residence at the Whitehouse Hotel.  The initial draw was to purchase one of the 2010 calendars advertised out front, and to hopefully meet the man. Both itches were scratched, as it were.

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Sir Shadow on Bleecker Street

Posted September 3, 2009 at 6:17 am

Sir Shadow recently scribbled his unique brand of one-line artwork on the inactive event board outside 159 Bleecker Street (formerly Circle in the Square theater).  This particular band of silver Jazz musicians is really wailing.

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Boogie Down

Last modified September 2, 2009 at 8:08 pm

A real Bowery boogie was drawn on the freshly coated Houston facade of 282-284 Bowery. The artwork was rather simple, albeit quite elegant. Perhaps the takeaway message is that the band plays on while the neighborhood loses its vibrant soul. But now the good is gone… This corner will eventually become another Keith McNally restaurant […]

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