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10.09.14 Marina Galperina

Graffiti legend COST was arrested on Sunday for allegedly putting up his signature wheatpasted art on scaffolding in the Meatpacking District. He was trailed walking to his car by the Cabaret Unit (a quality-of-life crimes patrol from Manhattan’s 6th Precinct; not the Vandal Squad), carrying “an extendable pole with a wet brush attached to it.” A search warrant was executed on the vehicle on Wednesday, where cops found more […]

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12.11.13 Bucky Turco & Marina Galperina

“I still have a VCR in my house. I have a computer that crawls. I’ve never owned a CD player,” graffiti titan Adam “COST” confesses to ANIMAL. “I’m not really of this time, but I like that. It’s representative of my work, as street art has gotten so colorful and perfected.” We interviewed COST for Monday’s Metro […]

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12.09.13 Marina Galperina

Did you pick up a free Metro newspaper today? We had the pleasure of interviewing New York legend Cost for their cover story. I am very proud that Revs and I hold this position which no one else holds. Nobody. Not the Keith Harings, the Andy Warhols, the Shepard Faireys or the Banksys. We’re the […]

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11.04.13 Bucky Turco

“Sorry for the late response,” Invader wrote in an email to ANIMAL. “But as you know, I’ve been arrested by the NYPD and it made me lose a lot of time.” He’s in New York promoting his documentary ART4SPACE and his latest body of mosaic tiles. The signature 8-bit artwork includes a whole host of nostalgia-inducing characters […]

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11.02.13 Bucky Turco

Invader, the mysterious French street artist who was arrested early Thursday morning while putting up one of his signature tiles on an Orchard Street building was released from custody and is back out on the streets, invading. He even linked up with COST and ENX on this massive mosaic in Bushwick at 360 Troutman Street. […]

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10.29.13 Bucky Turco

Early in to his art “residency” on the streets of New York, when Banksy’s newly-revealed stencils were getting tagged awfully fast and not preserved immediately by metal gates, I asked a handful of graffiti writers (and Shepard Fairey) to help explain why the British street artist’s NYC work was getting ragged so quickly. It was well […]

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06.13.11 Marina Galperina

French street artist/mosaic menace Invader recreated an iconic photo of REVS and COST for his solo show in La Générale, Paris. The sale of the artwork will benefit the production a new documentary about the two NYC graffiti legends. The exhibition features the artist’s latest — rubric homages to Ingres, Courbet and da Vinci. Filling […]

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12.20.10 Bucky Turco

After only a few days, the newspaper box done up by Adam COST for Showpaper was hijacked off of Second Avenue and within a relatively short time placed on eBay where the final bid for it reached $4,200. However, the money was never collected. Andrew H. Shirley, the curator for the project, says he was […]

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12.06.10 Bucky Turco

http://animalnewyork.com/2010/11/community-serviced-newspaper-boxes/ […]

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11.22.10 Bucky Turco

EV Grieve reports that COST’s customized newspaper box has gone missing after only a few days on the street. Out of all the boxes, the graffiti legend’s was sure to go first. But who took it? Considering the weak ass cable lock that Showpaper used to “secure” it, I assume the when is more important […]

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