This summer (2012) I was fortunate enought to be given the task of painting a mural on the fascade of the newest location of “The Bean Cafe,” on 1st avenue and 9th street in Manhattan’s East Village.
Keeping true to the colorful style of my employer at Paint the Town, Nicolina Art, (as well as borrowing some inspiration from Gustav Klimt) I painted steam rising as columns to support the massive brick building above.
To see more work by myself and other agents of Paint the Town, visit any of “The Bean” locations in the East Village: at 1st ave & 9th st, 2nd ave and 3rd street, and 12st & Broadway.
You can also visit www.PainttheTownNYC.com to see our work or contact us about window decorations, mural/menu designs, and hand-painted signage.
This piece was also written about in The New York Times East Village Blog:
Accompanying text: (seen on the far left)
Inside this new love, die.
Your way begins on the other side.
Become the sky.
Take an axe to the prison wall.
Walk out like someone suddenly born into color.
Do it now.
You’re covered with thick cloud.
Slide out the side. Die,
and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign
that you’ve died.
Your old life was a frantic running
The speechless full moon
comes out now.
On September 12, 2012, Case-Mate sponsored an event to showcase their new product line- just in time for fashion week. The attractions of the evening included A performance by the Hip-Hop artist Common, a model-festooned fashion show mc’d by Fergie, and the work of four visual artists who used Case-Mate iPhone cases to create special pieces for the evening- Including one by yours truly.
To find out more about the events of that awesome night, visit the case-mate website blog, @: