Antonio Garcia

  • Columns

    May 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Muralist Chico Gets Tribute, Plaque from NYCHA

    The painting on which he and Tats Crew recently collaborated suggests a new direction for Chico, the ubiquitous Lower East Side graffitist. Or maybe we just feel so because Chico is leaving New York after 30-plus years of wall-painting, and his departure provokes our nostalgia. There was a time when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Muralist Chico Retiring to Florida

    We are ancient. The graffiti artist with whom we grew up, the Lower East Side's ubiquitous Chico, is having a retirement party today, says the Villager, and headed to Florida, where his children live. Chico, aka Antonio Garcia, says the conditions for graffiti muralists such as himself are getting r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Strummer Mural Touched Up

    The invaluable EV Grieve notices on his rounds that the Joe Strummer memorial mural at East 7th and Avenue A has received a touch-up: the Clash frontman no longer has his leather jacket slung over his shoulder, and the New York City skyline has popped up behind him. Joe also seems to have dropped a ... More >>