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Art In The Streets In NYC

Art In The Streets In NYC

MOCA’s landmark Art In The Streets apparently has more legs than we all realized. The show went on the road via Cadillac and ended up on the side of the West Hollywood Library. It was a cool extension of the show and apparently it’s still going: Cadillac teamed up with Vanity Fair and got Barry McGee to paint the side of Brooklyn’s Mark Morris Dance Center. It’s a pretty rad mural.

Art In The Streets In NYC

The piece was apparently created in late September of this year and only took Barry eleven days to complete. The piece sees Barry’s signature style of characters, text, street images, and patterns commingling together in a very rich way. The piece is absolutely massive and a huge jumpe from his contribution from the actual MOCA show. According to a little blip about the project in the current issue of Vanity Fair, it took seventy five gallons of paint, fifty black markers, twenty brushes, and six painters total to complete the piece. It’s totally crazy huge. If only it was on the side of a building in LA but, hey, I guess we have to share the wealth.

We’re not sure how long the mural will be up but we’re sure it will be there for some time. You can read up a lot more on the project here (which seems to have totally detached itself from MOCA). You can also find process photos and videos on that site, too. We’ll have to keep you posted on where it’s traveling to next as it seems like a yearly occurrence…

Art In The Streets In NYC

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