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Q&A With Alan Ket: Art, Censorship and Murder

Q&A With Alan Ket: Art, Censorship and Murder

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. When you created the mural, did you foresee such an uproar? A. Not at all. I did think it would create discussion but I never imagined the police becoming involved. Q. What was your initial reaction to the taking down of the mural? A. I was angry at the police for […]


NYPD Paints Over Inwood Mural Calling Cops “Murderers” | NBC New York

NYPD Paints Over Inwood Mural Calling Cops "Murderers" | NBC New York

Two NYPD officers painted over a mural in Inwood of the word “Murderers,” decorated with coffins and tombstones, in which one of the coffins was labeled “NYPD,” authorities said Wednesday. The owner of New Edition Cleaners, on Broadway, where the mural was painted, said she gave the graffiti artist, Alan Ket, permission to paint there, […]


Cops Paint Over Inwood Mural That Depicts NYPD as ‘Murderers’ | DNAinfo

Cops Paint Over Inwood Mural That Depicts NYPD as 'Murderers' | DNAinfo

By Farran Powell and Carla Zanoni INWOOD — The NYPD dispatched cops with paintbrushes to cover up a controversial mural on the side of an Inwood business Tuesday, after approaching the owner with concerns about its message, DNAinfo.com New York has learned. A pair of plainclothes officers arrived at New Edition Cleaners at 4929 Broadway […]


Uptown’s Own Alan Ket Spearheads A Fundraising Campaign To Help Graffiti Artist Riff 170

Uptown's Own Alan Ket Spearheads A Fundraising Campaign To Help Graffiti Artist Riff 170

The Story My name is Alan Ket and I am a supporter of art and artists. For many years I have worked with members of the graffiti community in creating public works, fighting legal cases, and helping to establish a market for art works by New York City artists and pioneers. In this capacity I […]

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