Immediately after I’d read about it on Vandalog.com, I wanted to go see The Underbelly Project. But even as I was plotting, dozens were being arrested for nearly killing themselves to gain access to the already decaying and vandalized artworks. The vandals can claim, “first!”
Said one police officer: “This is not a gallery.”
This story will surely be ongoing. For now I leave you with the links below.
The Gothamist Story of Arrests
LTV Squad (photographs of Underbelly artwork)