Sanford’s Saints of the Lower East Side

Posted on: June 11th, 2012 at 6:18 am by

Only on the Lower East Side can an ugly scaffolding unit gain such popularity among locals.  Such is the case with the construction equipment outside 70 East Fourth Street, on which Fourth Arts Block curates a revolving set of artwork. The latest to enter the fray of ArtUp – FAB’s public art program – is a piece by Tom Sanford called “Saints of the Lower East Side.”

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The patron saints were christened last week – Martin Wong, Joey Ramone, Miguel Pinero, Ellen Stewart, Charlie Parker, Arthur Fellig (aka Weegee), and Allen Ginsberg.

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