New York City's historic street art haven is no more. The abandoned building complex in Queens -- that once played home to
Last year, the street art community suffered a great loss when developers unexpectedly whitewashed New York City's well-known
The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many
After it was buffed white, sanctified, and then desecrated by brands, 5 Pointz is still patiently waiting to be buried. The
Light artist and cosmic Santa Claus James Turrell cast a glowing light over the art world this year with major exhibitions
Von Rittern discovered the transformation in person. “I'd picked up a group from Germany, and as we were driving here, my
Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City's 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally met its end. The massive warehouse that served as Queen's biggest street art canvas was whitewashed over night, erasing nearly 30 years of New York art history.
Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City's 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally
Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.
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