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What Happens When Street Art Meets Abandoned Buildings? Magic.

What Happens When Street Art Meets Abandoned Buildings? Magic.

CULTURE
Abandoned buildings are typically synonymous with urban blight and decay. That said, they can also be fertile ground for inventive, enterprising street artists seeking to make their mark. Here are 11 amazing examples of art filling the vacuum of an abandoned building. 1.) Hanksy in NYC. Earlier this year renowned street artist Hanksy (not Banksy) and his New York City artist friends did something amazing. They took it upon themselves to create an underground gallery show in an abandoned brownstone in Manhattan’s East Village that was slated to be demolished. The crew covered the inside of the building in art from head to toe. The event was cryptically published on social media telling art lovers how to locate the...