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A group of urban artists is suing Jerry Wolkoff, the owner and developer of the lot in Queens that was once 5Pointz and is now a construction site where two apartment towers are being built, for whitewashing their work without giving them enough time to retrieve it, the Daily News reports. The artists are claiming […]

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Over the weekend, the August Martin High School in Jamaica, Queens was transformed into a massive graffiti gallery when over 100 artists such as MERES, CUBA, CYCLE, JERMS, Phetus, POET, YES1, CLAW, Cernesto, KING BEE, Plasma Slug, T-KID, AMUZE, SHIRO, and so many others descended on the massive building and spray painted their work directly […]

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Even though the once massive building known as 5Pointz has been completely demolished, the battle for its soul continues. Property owner Jerry Wolkoff is actively trying to call his soon-to-be-built condo complex 5Pointz and — after having attempted to trademark the name once already — has again tried and failed, reports the Daily News. This […]

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Fans of legal street art and graffiti who are mourning the loss of 5Pointz may have a meager reason to celebrate. Now that the iconic warehouse complex has been buffed and is on its way out, 5Pointz curator MERES ONE will be handling a new site for the month of December: the wall of the Houston […]

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ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original idea sketch next to a finished piece. This week, street artists The Yok and Sheryo give us a behind-the-scenes look into their new piece at 5 Pointz. The idea was inspired by our recent travels through Asia. The wall is part of a new body of […]

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