Murals: From Dumbo to the Bronx and the Big One on Houston

NEW YORK—Another installment of murals sighted around the city, including a fascinating installation that graces the facade of Eyebeam, an art and technology center. The dual images will be familiar to anyone who has wandered through the Chelsea gallery district.

All photos by Arts Observer

Above, A wide view of the two images on the front of Eyebeam, an art and technology center on West 21st Street in the Chelsea gallery district (March 2012). Top of page, A detail view of the mural (March 2012).

On a wall outside the Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx, a lengthy mural features Shepard Fairey’s famous Andre the Giant face (April 2012).

The other end of the Bronx mural references MBSCC, the Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council (April 2012).

The painted exterior of Halcyon, a record retailer and design shop in Dumbo, Brooklyn (November 2011).

Across the street from Halcyon, a mural covers the front of RGH Lighting company (November 2011).

The latest iteration of the big mural wall on Houston at the corner of Bowery Street by Ex-Vandals (March 2012).

Detail of Houston Street mural, a couple of months later (May 2012).

Shepard Fairey’s ubiquitous motif pasted on the side of Regent Restaurant Equipment on Bowery Street (January 2012).

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