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Kenny Scharf’s Roll Down Gates

Kenny Scharf is a New York institution! Aside from throwing awesome parties, being an awesome dude and a celebrated artist, Scharf has given back to ┬áthis great city, and gone on a quest to paint 100 roll down gates around the city with his signature cartoony goodness- turning the street into a gallery. Once the shops beneath are closed, Scharf’s surprise exhibition is revealed.


One of my favorites is this six-eyed purple mushroom cloud explosion.


Who: Kenny Scharf

What: Roll down

Where: Bowery and Delancey


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  1. When the city closes, Kenny Scharf’s mural gallery comes to life! @ArtNerdNewYork

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  1. […] roll-down murals that pepper the city. This one is still bold and less weather-worn than its Bowery counterpart, and bears the romantic line “and maybe I had a dream about you..” accompanied by […]

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