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Street Artist Invader Was Arrested on the Bowery During His NYC Residence

Posted December 3, 2015 at 5:16 am

The rumor we heard a few weeks ago proves true. As we exclusively reported in early November, Invader was, in fact, arrested at the corner of Bowery and Delancey minutes after installing a 9-foot Ninja Turtle atop 161 Bowery (allegedly with permission). His Instagram account reveals the photo evidence of the incident. He was let […]

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Andy Warhol, Woody Allen, and Ninja Turtles Get Invader Mosaics on the Lower East Side

Posted November 23, 2015 at 5:10 am

​Invader wasn’t done with the Lower East Side, after all. The French-based street artist embedded at least four more 8-bit mosaics of interest around the neighborhood the last few days. Andy Warhol received the video game treatment with a piece on the south-facing exterior of the Standard East hotel. Aged, with tufts of white hair. […]

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Invader’s Lower East Side Mosaics Revealed; Rumors of Arrest Last Week [PHOTOS]

Posted November 16, 2015 at 9:29 am

Invader lived up to his name last week upon arrival on the shores of New York City. The French-based street artist, who specializes in 8-bit tile mosaics, has spent plenty of time embedding video-game-inspired artwork throughout the Five Boroughs. Unfortunately, Invader reserved the biggest mosaics for points outside the city. Like the Joey Ramone in […]

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Invader Installs 8-bit Mosaic at Hotel Chantelle Last Night

Last modified November 13, 2015 at 1:43 pm

As you may have read, street artist Invader landed in New York City last weekend for a tour de force. So mainstream is the visit that it was the Times that picked it up. Nevertheless, the Paris-based artist was spotted last night installing a new mosaic atop Hotel Chantelle on Ludlow Street. A tipster sends […]

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Invader Embeds Snow White Mosaic on Essex

Posted October 29, 2013 at 6:00 am

Invader unveiled another 8-bit mosaic on the Lower East Side yesterday. The popular street artist spared the video game genre for a classic Disney character – Snow White. His latest appears on the masonry of the Olympic Restaurant at Essex and Delancey. As previously reported, Invader is in town to help promote a screening of […]

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Invader Embeds New Mosaics Ahead of ‘Art4Space’ Screening at Sunshine

Posted October 28, 2013 at 6:00 am

This is welcome news if you’re sick of hearing about Banksy… Renowned street artist Invader is in town to promote the screening of his film Art4Space at the Sunshine Cinema this week. Boogie reader Nicer Shit alerts us to two new 8-bit mosaics embedded in the architecture of the Lower East Side – outside the […]

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