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Artist Knox Martin Proposes a “Whaling Wall” on Building at 334 Grand Street | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
Knox Martin's whalewall rendering for Palazzo Grey building in NYC Renowned muralist and painter, Knox Martin, has announced a proposal for his latest public work: He hopes to premier a new mural titled "The Whaling Wall," at 334 Grand Street (also known as the "Palazzo Grey" building) by the end of May, 2011. Martin is currently raising funds for the work here. The intent of the new work is to raise awareness of the plight of whales, and to promote global peace. The Woodward Gallery on Eldridge St. is curating the project. They write: This Artwork depicts man’s irresponsible killing of the whales. It is a metaphor for peace and a call for humanity...Artist Knox Martin has envisioned and will donate his painting to the public to raise awareness; Mr & Mrs. Kevin Downey have donated their building’s exterior wall...The Whaling Wall Mural requires approximately $50,000 USD to complete. Please donate as little or as much as you can to this public mural project. You will be