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02.18.14 Marina Galperina

Recently, the jokey stenciler known as Hanksy organized a secret, one-night-only art exhibition inside an abandoned East Village tenement, scheduled for demolition. Over the course of several nights before the invite-only opening, dozens of artists snuck inside to destroy and cover the building’s innards in art. ANIMAL got some photos of a sneak preview the day of […]

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02.06.14 Andy Cush

“Surplus Candy,” the street art show in an abandoned East Village building we covered last month, featured a kitchen that was thoroughly demolished and covered in work. By the looks of this video, it was in pretty good shape until the artist Gilf got to it: her performance piece Define Progress basically entailed her smashing the shit […]

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01.10.14 Andy Cush

Hanksy — a street artist who isn’t exactly ANIMAL’s favorite — is doing something pretty cool: he’s hosting a street art show at an abandoned building that’s slated for demolition in the East Village tonight. It’s called “Surplus Candy,” and it features the likes of Icy and Sot, El Sol 25, Moustache Man, Dee Dee, […]

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