Even while seeing so closely, you don't remember a lot of it. After all, so much of it, frankly, looks alike. But every once in a while you see "tags" that stand out for their use of color, artistry or simply their overall size. And, sometimes, you see a graffito that's a true work of art. I am fortunate in having lived, for years, not very far from Five Pointz--whose days are. lamentably, numbered.
But this piece--on the side of a Barrow Street building, just west of Hudson Street in Greenwich Village, is like no other I've seen: