Tag Archive: kings

KR.ONE Discusses DON1: THE KING FROM QUEENS

ILLMATICAL: What motivated you to start working on this book? KR.ONE: When I started getting to know Don1 and started to speak with him in detail about his era and his work I became re-inspired. I say re-inspired because I… Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: DON1, The King from Queens by Louie KR.ONE Gasparro

by illmatical In the year 4050, in a far universe, in the galaxy of aerosol dreams where each planet is protected by an atmospheric layer of vivid multicolored wild styles and throw-ups, in… Continue reading

BANKSY ART IS GETTING ROBBED OFF LOCATION

LONDON — Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to $1.68 million. A statement on… Continue reading

Banksy Auction has ‘Kissing Coppers’

A mural created on the side of a building by the elusive British street artist known as Banksy sold for $575,000. Dozens of other graffiti-style works were offered at the Miami auction being… Continue reading

As Legal Graffiti Disappears

The masked artist hovering over the Bronx sidewalk is but a phantom. The cinder block wall on West Farms Road near East 172nd Street, which for years was a gallery of graffiti murals, is… Continue reading

Before and after photos of New York’s graffiti mecca 5Pointz

New York’s historic graffiti mecca 5Pointz was erased early Tuesday, with a majority of the artwork being painted over with white paint. The five-storey warehouse complex in Queens had been a popular gathering… Continue reading

Towering Gallery Full Of Art to Be Demolished: La Tour Paris 13

One hour.That is how much time street art enthusiast Spencer Elzey had to himself inside the largest gallery of street artists and graffiti artists ever assembled specifically to transform a building for a… Continue reading

Graffiti No More at New York City’s 5 Pointz

Queens’ graffiti mecca is no more. The extensive aerosol art on 5 Pointz — an internationally renowned haven for urban artists — was quitely painted white early Tuesday morning. The Davis St. building… Continue reading

Photographer Captures The Gritty Beauty Of New York City On His IPhone / New York Urban Art

In his latest project, photographer Leland Bobbé captures New York’s neglected wall art — ripped and tattered posters plastered on buildings around the city — using only his smartphone. “I find that the… Continue reading

The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti / Urban Art Books

People have been making graffiti for millennia. Street art is a new term, dressing up a once-reviled practice for the age of MFAs and grant applications. A conservatory sensibility is evident in the… Continue reading

Bomb It 2 / Street Art Film

It’s been a little over five years since I reviewed Jon Reiss’ documentary Bomb It, a film that I called “easily the best documentary on graffiti history and culture throughout the world that I… Continue reading

Seen and Ces Rare Photos / New York Graffiti

Here are two photos of a subway car displaying works by the Legendary SEEN UA and CES [ Tuff City ]. This a subway car that was painted in 1998 and is possibly… Continue reading

WILD STYLE is 30 years old / New York City Events

Interview with Astoria’s Finest – The Original KR One / New York Urban Art

Saster:  It’s been a while since I’ve caught up with you. Last time I saw you, you were breaking into SUV’s. Has art recently replaced your car stealing hobby? KR ONE: Lol, Thats’… Continue reading

Meres goes to his Room – 5 Pointz / NYC Street Art

Meres is a super special individual that has one of the biggest artistic hearts, and a giving soul. He has been running 5 Pointz for many years, and the work that he has… Continue reading

Ikonik Figure Show – Featuring Trap / Events

Seen in L.A. / Los Angeles Graffiti

 Seen has been painting for over 30 years, and is best known as the ‘Godfather of Graffiti‘. He is one of the hardest working men in the business, and the mark that Seen… Continue reading

Snoop Smokin’ Dogg – Spine B7 / Mural

Spine B7 does it Doggy Style. Long Beach in the Living room! See more of SpineB7’s work on Facebook. Related articles Snoop Dogg Decides to ‘Let the Bass Go’ (uptoppop.com) Snoop Dogg –… Continue reading

The Seventh Letter: EDC 2013/ Video

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Utah and Ether – “Sleepless In Seoul” / Korea Graffiti

“Sleepless In Seoul” UTAH & ETHERs new Video and Zine available at UTAHETHER.com. The 5th video in the series showcases Cap Adapters and  Yellow Adapters being tested in the city of Seoul, Korea.… Continue reading

GREG [SP ONE] LAMARCHE + BLAKE [KEO] LETHEM

Two talented individuals displaying their works on paper. Don’t miss this show!

Rikers Island / New Mural 2013 / NYC Graffiti

Every year, a group of artists get together and make their way up to Rikers Island prison to share their talents with the inmates. The mural is intended to share art with the… Continue reading

Graffiti Hall Of Fame NYC 2013

It’s that time of the year again for the Graffiti Hall Of Fame in NYC. Always a great line up of wonderful Graffers getting together to display the best talents locally and from around the… Continue reading

Firs and Forest -Stare / Montreal Street Art

I caught up with Stare while he was adding the finishing touches to an old work. He was touching up a piece that he did a few years back. Writers had gone over… Continue reading

Graffiti Fine Art / Graffiti Portugal

Here is a documentary that was posted a few years ago, and still is very relevant. I would like to share with those that aren’t aware of this documentary, and bring some light… Continue reading

New Sofles Video

It’s a Two’fer today, with our second posting of a Sofles video. This video is exclusive Sofles, and is shot using quite a few camera tricks, but none that alter the art. Check… Continue reading

Deep Sea Style – Stare / Montreal Graffiti

Many visits to Montreal over the past decades, I have witnessed the talent of Stare go from amazing to Awesome. One of the elder writers and muralists, who continues to paint in Montreal,… Continue reading

Terrible T-Kid 170 / NYC Graffiti

A few years ago, T-Kid 170 gave me a tour of some of the works he was commissioned to do, and shared this piece in the making. It is a reproduction of one… Continue reading

KAWS – “GISWIL” / Art Beyond Streets

KAWS – “GISWIL” @ More Gallery With Art Basel opening next week in Switzerland, the art world is gearing up for another round of festivities after barely recovering from the Hong Kong version.… Continue reading

Unveiling Rone – The Age is Forever Curious Campain / Melbourne Street Art

Rone reveals a new work of art in Melbourne with the help of his friend Phibs. Rone’s works are displayed all over the world and also are proudly displayed in the National Gallery of… Continue reading