Volume 74, Number 50 | April 20 - 26 , 2005


Villager photo by Josh Argyle

Following the death of Pope John Paul II, Chico repainted a mural of the late pontiff at E. Houston St. and Avenue B. The Lower East Side graffiti artist had painted a portrait of the pope there before, but covered it over with a painting of Celia Cruz, following the salsa singer’s death in the summer of 2003.

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