Watch Hanksy & Co Take Over This Abandoned East Village Building

In December, street artist Hanksy held a "building destruction party" inside of an abandoned brownstone in the East Village, which himself and other artists temporarily, and illegally, took over. Later that month, via a word of mouth invitation, another party was held so that others could see the work of the 40+ artists inside—the show was called Surplus Candy, and it was one-night-only. Below, you can watch how it all came together:

Hanksy, who was just the subject of a fancy NY Times profile, tells us he'll be "crisscrossing the lower 48 for the next six months or so. Making jumps from city to city. Then closing out 2014 with two very large NYC-centric projects." So if you missed this one, there's more to come...

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