Barry McGee

Barry McGee Mural Splashed

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm

In the life of the notorious Deitch graffiti wall at the corner of Bowery and East Houston, one week is truly an eternity. Last week, KID bombed the Barry McGee mural, completely overwriting a section of red scribbles.  Plus, numerous others had also inked their own names and phrases. This week, though, the mural was […]

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Barry McGee Graffiti Wall Update

Posted November 1, 2010 at 6:18 am

The relatively new Barry McGee mural at Bowery and East Houston isn’t quite the lightning rod as its Shepard Fairey predecessor.  While the wall of red scribbles hasn’t fallen prey to the same kickholes or rock-throwing target practice, it’s still susceptible. Following up on EV Grieve’s report last week, there’s been a rash of new […]

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Shepard Fairey on Lit Lounge and Max Fish

Posted October 12, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Ever since the Barry McGee mural went up at the corner of Bowery and East Houston, the local spotlight on Shepard Fairey has dimmed. Refinery29 allegedly stalked the street artist until obtaining a quick interview on his favorite spots around town.  Two of five are on the Lower East Side.

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Skating All Over the Barry McGee Mural [Video]

Posted September 16, 2010 at 6:25 am

Last Sunday, the perennial skaters over at Quarter Snacks decided to deface the new Barry McGee mural in a unique fashion.  Or in their own words, “a late Sunday night stealth mission to build a permanent, cement wallride to do some noticeable damage, and upset some art connoisseurs with our actions.” So punk rock!

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Barry McGee’s Wall of Tags is Tagged

Posted September 3, 2010 at 6:25 am

Four days – amount of time that elapsed before Barry McGee’s wall of red tags at Bowery and East Houston was itself tagged.  Yet the writing is pretty hard to decipher, as most of it is written in ballpoint pen. The graffito reads, “NY Kiss Cats Only.”

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Barry McGee Tags Removed from Graffiti Wall

Posted August 31, 2010 at 6:34 am

The new Barry McGee mural wasn’t even alive for fifteen hours before being modified last night. Guess the owners of 294 Bowery weren’t too happy with his coloring outside the lines, as it were.

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Barry McGee and Company at the Graffiti Wall

Last modified August 30, 2010 at 9:34 am

Barry McGee, aka TWIST, and his posse were busy last night at the graffiti wall. Animal reports that the artists were tagging the fresh canvas from midnight until 3 am.  Here is the scene as of 9 am this morning. Be sure to check out EV Grieve’s latest coverage here.

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