Historic graffiti mural discovered in Manhattan building

December 12, 2007 on 10:41 pm | In global news | Comments Off on Historic graffiti mural discovered in Manhattan building

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Here’s an interesting article about some real graffiti archaeology! Apparently the son of a loft owner in SoHo discovered some old-school tags by some of the greats of the 80’s scene on a hidden wall in his building. Now a team of conservators is treating the wall like an archaeological dig, carefully extracting the portion of wall with the tags on it, which will be exhibited Thursday night in a gallery alongside work by Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, Ero and Fab 5 Freddy.

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(Via Graffiti News. Entire article after the jump.)

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