Austintatious’ Artists Set to Repair Their Iconic Mural
by JAMIE PROSS, Reporting Texas
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An iconic Austin mural was defaced early January by tagging. Attempts were made to clean the graffiti. The original artists are scheduled to begin restoring the mural on March 15. Photo by Victoria Acevedo.

The original artists of an iconic, 1976 Austin mural are scheduled to begin restoring it on March 15 after it was defaced by taggers. Photo by Victoria Acevedo.

By Jamie Pross

For Reporting Texas

AUSTIN — The artists who drew a famous mural on Guadalupe Street will begin restoring the defaced artwork on March 15, using crowd funding to raise $30,000 for the work.

The mural, located on the University of Texas Co-op’s north wall facing the Renaissance Market, was extensively tagged with graffiti in early January. Lt. Tyson McGowan of the Austin Police Department said no suspects have emerged since the incident.

 

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