A famous mural of the rapper Notorious B.I.G. will stay in on iconic Bed-Stuy wall following a reversal by the building owner, Solomon Berkowitz.
The real estate developers who painted over a historic Jewish Lower East Side mural now say they will commission a new one — though they don’t know where it will be painted, or when. And it won’t feature Jews.
A Lower East Side real estate developer abruptly painted over a 43-year-old Jewish heritage mural Monday — sparking outrage among neighborhood residents and one of the artists who created it nearly a half century ago.
Rodney Dangerfield, who got “no respect” in life, got some in death on Tuesday, as a mural dedicated to the marquee comic was unveiled in his Kew Gardens, Queens hometown. Designed by Italian artist Francesca Robicci and appearing on the back-wall of an area movie-theater, the mural pictures the comedian, with rumpled suit and puckered mug, next to a write-out of his famous phrase, “I don’t get no respect.”
A coalition of Cleveland Jewish leaders are protesting a graphic mural painted on a gas station wall that depicts a rabbi performing a controversial circumcision ritual.
Eleven years after a Washington D.C. homeowner uncovered a 1920s synagogue mural, the artwork faces a deadlier threat than time: the city’s booming condo market.
An old apartment building in Vermont seems like an odd place to find a rare Lithuanian synagogue mural. But treasures often turn up where you least expect them.