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New York Graffiti

10 Reasons To Mourn The Loss Of NYC's Iconic Graffiti Mecca

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts

Last year, the street art community suffered a great loss when developers unexpectedly whitewashed New York City's well-known graffiti mecca, 5 Pointz...

Artists Mourn Impeding Demolition Of Famous Graffiti Haven

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

The 200,000-square-foot factory building that has become a veritable museum of New York's graffiti culture will soon be no more. The space is known...

New York City's War on Graffiti

Adam Mansbach | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Adam Mansbach

The subway's exteriors have been art-free since 1989, but the war has never really ended. New York City remains rigidly opposed to the very aesthetic of graffiti -- even if the art in question is perfectly legal.

LOOK: Graffiti Outside Marc Jacobs Store Sparks Meta T-Shirt War

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

Art? Vandalism? T-shirt? All of the above! The Marc Jacobs store on Mercer Street received quite the surprise last Tuesday when employees discovere...

PHOTOS: Kenny Scharf Houston Mural Completed

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Kenny Scharf mural on the former Deitch Projects wall, now curated by the Hole Gallery, is finally up. The space has previously showcased work by...