Cops to Urban Explorers: “This is not a gallery”

underbelly-project-mainImmediately after I’d read about it on, 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 Underbelly Project

The Gothamist Story of Arrests

LTV Squad (photographs of Underbelly artwork)

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