The man was pasting posters around the West Village for the company Sandro, police said.
The eyes, name and birth and death dates of Benjamin O'Garro were covered with white paint.
Artist "NME," real name Sean Griffin, is curating the artwork at St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue.
The victim was attacked as he was leaving The Delancey on June 12, police said.
Nine artists filed a lawsuit against the developer G&M Realty on June 3.
Brooklyn street artist wrapped up the iconic building with "Gentrification in Progress" caution tape.
The painting went up this week on a sneaker shop's rolldown gate on Flatbush Avenue and Maple Street.
Work on the tunnel will begin on Monday and be completed by May 19, the DOT said.
Two separate acts of vandalism occurred within days of each other in the neighborhood this week.
A path in the park's Alpine Garden was tagged with messages in white spray paint.
Teens were caught climbing the towers by two Parks officers on patrol, a spokeswoman said.
A shoe thief shoved a little girl to the ground, giving her a black eye and concussion, police said.
Vincent Rodriguez, 26, was charged with spraying anti-government and anti-Semitic graffiti.
Police found six businesses in New Dorp covered in anti-government and anti-Semitic graffiti.
A new Netflix series called "The Get Down" that focuses on New York in the 1970s will premiere in 2016.
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