Os Gemeos: Mural at Houston Street and Bowery


At the site of the infamous 1982 Keith Haring mural located at the corner of Houston Street and Bowery, is the second installment of an ongoing mural program organized by Deitch Projects and Goldman Properties. On view from this July through March 31, 2010, is a large mural by Brazilian-born identical twin brothers Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, otherwise known as Os Gemeos. The massive wall painting contains many of the characters popularized by the artists’ work. Common everyday scenes from the artists’ lives are mixes with explosive abstract patterns and vivid psychedelic colors. About the work, the artists’ have stated “we only report scenes from a magic, love and real place that live inside us, a real dream, the scene of our own universe.”

Os Gemeos have been featured in countless publications, and have been including in a wide range of international solo and group exhibitions. They are represented by Deitch Projects in NYC and Galeria Fortes Vilaca in Sao Paulo, Brazil.