Category Archives: Gentrification

Brooklyn Graffiti Perfume: $220

This is a new low – or a new high – but probably the former. I hope a NY writer got paid well to do the design – otherwise it is a shame that yet again graff is ripped – … Continue reading

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Protest Graffiti and Speculation

Check out what the Arte Bastardo festival with protest graffiti is all about and educate yourself on speculation in Barcelona. http://artebastardo.blogspot.com/2008/06/drassanes-freeespacio-para-arte-y.html http://artebastardo.blogspot.com/2008/06/intervenciones-neoliberales-en-la.html

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Jon Reiss on CBC Radio One

Yesterday I was interviewed with Fab 5 Freddy on CBC RadioOne (Canada’s NPR) about the graffiti wall discovered at 151 Wooster (discussed previously in this blog). From Tuesday, December 18th: “Graffiti’s Holy Grail has been uncovered in Soho. It’s a … Continue reading

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Graffiti Archeology in NYC

Check out these articles from the New York Times and Newsday about a developer who discovered a treasure trove of graffiti at 151 Wooster in Manhattan when he started demolishing his property for luxury condos. The developers are very excited … Continue reading

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