Graffiti // Monday, September 28, 2015
Long overdue and highly anticipated, the great FUTURA is the latest to contribute to the iconic Houston & Bowery Mural wall in Manhattan. Following greats like Keith Haring, Os Gemeos, Crash, Swoon, and many others, one of the most influential names in all of NYC and world graffiti, FUTURA, finally got to apply his trademark style at the intersection of Bowery and Houston. As Martha Cooper noted on her Instagram that FUTURA's new "Concrete Jungle" mural was created in "a style reminiscent of his radical 1980 "Break" piece."
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 31, 2014
Old school NYC graffiti artist COPE2 is the most recent artist to takeover the famous Bowery & Houston wall in Manhattan, adding a mixture of tag elements and odes to other graffiti giants from the past 30+ years of graffiti history.
Street Art // Monday, February 10, 2014
As we previously noted, Maya Hayuk was up to bat on the famed Houston & Bowery wall in Manhattan, just after Swoon completed a mural a few months back. Now Maya has completed the wall, and in the midst of the snow and cold in NYC, this is a bit of geometric shine for the neighborhood.
Street Art // Thursday, October 24, 2013
As we reported yesterday, Brooklyn-based artist, Swoon, has been enlisted as the next artist to paint the famed wall at Houston and Bowery in New York. In just the last 24 hours, Swoon has already moved very far along applying her wheatpastes in what will be a Hurricane Sandy-themed piece. We will keep you posted on the process throughout the week.
Graffiti // Monday, July 01, 2013
After a week of painting in the night to avoid the grueling New York sun and heat, Revok and Pose have completed the large famed Bowery wall with assistance from Trav, Vizie, Omens, and Rime. Bursting with vibrant color, the collage-styled piece contains a number of words, characters, and designs, creating an onslaught of visual imagery. Many writers’ names who have passed can be found on the wall including Donde, Nekst, Sace, Rammellzee, Iz the Wiz, Ayer, and even a Skeme quote from the influential movie, Style Wars. To see it in person, head down to Bowery and Houston in Manhattan, New York. We doubt you will miss it.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 05, 2012
Martha Cooper went to check out former Juxtapoz cover artist, RETNA, and his progress finishing his mural on the world famous wall at Bowery and Houston in Manhattan. Keith Haring, Os Gemeos, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Kenny Scharf, JR, and Faile have all covered this wall, and Martha documents RETNA on her 12oz Prophet blog.
Street Art // Thursday, October 27, 2011
Brooklyn art collective, Faile are now part of a long list of artist who have decorated the famed wall at Houston and Bowery in New York. Previously home to Jr’s monster size photo, Faile’s newest addition bring plenty of color to the bustling intersection.