When looking back to the eighties when graffiti was going ‘pop’, it was because of artists like Crash making moves to place graffiti into art history. Crash [John Matos] is a true legend… Continue reading
When an anonymous photographer started documenting graffiti-covered trains in New York in the 1970s, nobody seemed to take much notice. Or so Henry Chalfant thought. The truth was, plenty of the city’s graffiti… Continue reading →
The legendary JA with a slick silver tag, nourished with the sweet water from the New York City sky.
With Los Angeles street artists embracing the use of traditional murals to engage public spaces, it gives Writing on the Wall a good reason to look closely at individual works in Southern California.… Continue reading →
For most people, history is something to be contained within the confines of a glass box, something to be sealed, gawked at and controlled. For New Yorkers, however, history is in every crack… Continue reading →
Black Dallas x Rebel Ink
Fans of the New York Mets are familiar with the “Home Run Apple”: Every time a player scores, the giant fruit rises up from just outside center field to mark the occasion. A… Continue reading →
A hip-hop walking tour: ‘Rap Quotes’ street art marks specific city locales mentioned on rap tracks Jay Shells, a lifelong New Yorker, heard the call and created signs as part of a street… Continue reading →
COPE2 — Cope2 Color Bubble T-Shirt – Heather Grey.
A prolific graffiti artist was charged 68 times with scrawling his signature tag across Brooklyn. Fitzgerald McBride, 44, was busted painting “2Mean” at the New Lots Avenue L-train station in Brownsville on Saturday,… Continue reading →
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Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington: NYC Street Surprise for Photographer Martha Cooper on her 70th.
New York City’s subway platforms have more graffiti, more water damage and slightly fewer rats. They also had more overflowing trash cans, fewer “substantial floor cracks,” and a little bit less peeling paint,… Continue reading →
Streets Are Still There.
Check out the video posted on the Tats Cru blog…. ICON Art Series – TATS CRU: The Mural Kings – Part One | TATS CRU – The Mural Kings.
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