Sunday, May 29, 2016
The ghost of the Lil Crazy Legs mural arrives on 7th Street
[Photo from November by Derek Berg]
Back in November, artist Ernest Zacharevic created this tribute to Lil Crazy Legs on East Seventh Street between Avenue A and First Avenue (next to Porchetta).
Then, in April, someone buried it under a tag...
[Photo from April]
Someone did a pretty good job of outlining Lil Crazy Legs ...
As for what this was originally all about ... Zacharevic recreated photojournalist Martha Cooper's shots from the 1970s-80s around the city. Lil Crazy Legs — aka Richard Colón of the Bronx-based Rock Steady Crew from the early 1980s — is on the cover of her photo book "Hip Hop Files: Photographs 1979-1984."
Posted by Grieve at 9:55 AM