Arthur "Artie" Nash, is the Chelsea resident who has been hanging the real "BRING BACK THE BARDS!" banners on the Chelsea.
Mr. Nash, a writer, historical archivist and "founder of the Bring Back the Bards Campaign" has been living at the Chelsea since 2005; and among others knew Herbert Huncke and Dylan Thomas's sponsor, John Malcolm Brinnin who brought Thomas to the U.S.A.
Mr. Nash has a great archive of pictures chronicalling the wanton destruction of the hotel by current management at : http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewAlbums&friendID=453774952
Artie has offered to send the virtual Chelsea other pictures if we need them.