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Artworks Disappear Overnight As 5 Pointz Graffiti Haven Is Painted White

New York, the greatest suburb on earth.

From the HuffPost article:
“Despite the efforts of many to save Long Island City’s 5 Pointz from demolition, the renowned graffiti haven has finally met its end. The massive warehouse that served as Queen’s biggest street art canvas was whitewashed overnight, erasing nearly 30 years of New York art history.”

5 Pointz before

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There’s a storytelling technique, where a teller tells one story, and then immediately tells a second story. While both stories completely stand on their own, they are told in tandem, so that the listener can more fully comprehend the second story.

In that vein, I give you this: Banksy Sells Original Paintings worth £20,000 for £38 each in New York stunt

 

And this: “East New Yorkers Charge Tourists $20 to See Banksy’s Art in Their ‘Hood”

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