NYTIMES X 5PTZ

NYTIMES X 5PTZ

On August 27, 2011 the New York Times published yet another article about 5Pointz pointing out both it’s beauty and importance in both culture and history.

THREE heavyset guys armed with aerosol canisters have their boombox tuned to a ribald talk-radio show as they transform a grungy section of wall in Long Island City, Queens, from a peeling mess to a psychedelic swirl of letters spelling out their names. The opposite of furtive, these tattooed artisans laugh as they brandish spraypaint cans for an audience of curious passers-by. Tagging may be illegal in New York, but not on this extraordinarily colorful industrial block beneath the shriek of the No. 7 subway line.” Read the full article here…

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