Mural of Pedro Pietri

Mural by Chico, Photo by Nuyorican Poets CafeMural created 2004 - Mural retouched 2012

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Nuyorican Poets Cafe
New York, United States

This mural depicts Pedro Pietri, one of the co-founders of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and a major figure of the Nuyorican poetry movement. The mural, which adorns the facade of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's Lower East Side building in New York City, was commissioned by the Cafe from local painter Chico in 2004. The mural was retouched by Chico in 2012.


  • Title: Mural of Pedro Pietri
  • Creator: Mural by Chico, Photo by Nuyorican Poets Cafe
  • Creator Lifespan: circa 1980
  • Creator Nationality: United States
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: N/A
  • Creator Birth Place: Unknown
  • Date: Mural created 2004 - Mural retouched 2012
  • The Nuyorican Poets Cafe commissioned and owns the mural, which depicts one of the Cafe's founders (Pedro Pietri) and an important member of the Nuyorican Poetry movement.: Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Nuyorican Poets Cafe
  • Physical Dimensions: w5,184 x h3,456 pixels
  • Provenance: Copyright 2004-2014 by Nuyorican Poets Cafe
  • Type: Mural
  • Rights: The photograph and the mural are owned by the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

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