Tag Archive: throwback

Action Bronson – Legend in the Making / NYC Music

Browsing through my twitter tweets a year ago, I received a tweet from my man Dante Ross referring to rapper Action Bronson as one of the best rappers to succeed. I gave Action a… Continue reading

Graffiti Artists Ready To Fight To Save Iconic ’5Pointz’ Building / Graffiti New York City

NEW YORK  — A battle is brewing to save an iconic building in Queens. It’s cool and colorful, but it soon may be condemned. The landmark covered with graffiti art could face the… Continue reading

Notre-Dame-de-Grâce ~ Our Lady of Grace / A’Shop Mural – Montreal Street Art

Walking the streets of Montreal, you always come across such beautiful peaces that are just breath taking. It has been a real wonderful maven for street art and graffiti, and continues to flourish… Continue reading

Brooklyn, the Remix: A Hip-Hop Tour / NYTimes Article

New York Times has recently posted an article about Brooklyn‘s historic Hip Hop history. It has been a long time that I have hoped to see an article of this sort publicized in… Continue reading

Stay High 149 Memorial Show / Graffiti Event

The month of June is poppin’ with so many events happening, and this is one to not miss. James Top and Frank 151 teaming up to do a memorial show for the infamous… Continue reading

Jersey Fresh Jam / Urban Arts Festival

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Artists howl as developer moves to tear down Long Island City graffiti palace 5Pointz / Graffiti Mecca

Long Island City artists are demanding a local panel block a plan to tear down a world-renowned graffiti mecca to make way for a luxury housing project. G & M Realty intends to… Continue reading

Tonight I kill myself – Fade / New York Graffiti

Walk the streets of New York City at night and you can see how dark and sullen it is. The evenings are sultry and the streets cool to a calming New York quiet.… Continue reading

BAROK / Graffiti Germany

German Graffiti artist Barok banged out a 2013 jammie, laying down the nuts and bolts of his various styles.

Terrible T-Kid170 / Recent Additions

Terrible T-Kid 170 shares some picts from his archives. T-Kid started in the 70’s and is a world wide legend in the world of graffiti. He started his legend in the 70’s, rolling… Continue reading

Martha Cooper in Prague / The Files

In her first years documenting the New York graffiti scene in the late 1970s, Martha Cooper was something of an outsider. Yet it’s easy to see why Cooper’s subjects took to the small… Continue reading

Street Fighters – Pauza / First Four Rounds / Video

Street Fighters is a series of artists that collab, battle and blaze their talents across canvas in a night club scene. Deejay’s spin as onlookers watch the performance of some of the most… Continue reading

Content Under Pressure 2013 / Per and the FX crew / Graffiti Event

  Featuring murals/productions from FX crew, I Wuz Here/CBS, 4 Burners, IWS crew, & Few and Far. CUP 2013 will feature 35 well-known graffiti/mural artists from all over the Nation. There will also… Continue reading

Nude and Graffiti / SPENCER TUNICK

Spencer Tunick stages scenes in which the battle of nature against culture is played out against various backdrops, from civic center to desert sandstorm, man and woman are returned to a preindustrial, pre-everything… Continue reading

Stern Rockwell – Brushing up Teeth

Street art: Top ten spots to see street art and graffiti in NYC / TimeOut New York

  In the early 1980s, kids battled Mayor Koch over end-to-end burners and broadside rollers, but much has changed in the 30 years since the documentary Style Wars blew the cap off NYC’s… Continue reading

Legendary Street Artist Kenny Sharf Arrested / 20 hours of funk

Legendary Street Artist Kenny Sharf was arrested for doing the illegal deed, spent 20 hours in central booking. Reported that his arresting officers are fans of the form and even asked him for… Continue reading

Bacon Sizzling / Toronto

Toronto Canada Graff Artist Bacon heavyweights some of the nicest walls in Toronto. The Molotow sponsored artist has been burning since the 90’s and continues the tradition of putting on the paint.

King Of Kowloon / Hong Kong Graffiti King

My first trip to Hong Kong 15 years ago, I was so impressed about how the HKers did their graffiti. Electric boxes, poles, doors and columns covered in all these wonderful Chinese characters.… Continue reading

Riot Style / KR One

Legendary KR One blasts a photo of a piece just dropped in a show at the legendary 5 Points. KR is not old school, but a legendary hard working graffiti artist who keeps… Continue reading

OFFPROJEKT causes a Stink / STINKFISH / OG CHINO

  OFFPROJEKT released a video of OG Chino, blazing a crispy room of white walls with charcoal, filling it with beautiful imagery representing sex and violence. Real cool hand drawn images, beautiful shading,… Continue reading

Shepard Fairey’s street art subject of new film ‘Obey the Giant’

Shepard Fairey’s first acts of street art have spawned a fictional film, “Obey the Giant.” The 20-minute short is based on Fairey’s subversive Andre the Giant “Obey” sticker campaign of the early 1990s designed… Continue reading

DJ Devastate / Takes it to ‘The Couch’

It was good just to get up today, seriously. Was so dead from the day before and really was looking forward to something to get the blood going through these veins… Well, here… Continue reading

Turbo Fatcap / Graffiti Technique

In this video you can see the abstract depictions in the forms of a photo realistic design. Art from a graffiti writer’s perspective should be fast and effective. Fatcap spray caps are commonly… Continue reading

Hong Kong arts community fights for legacy of pioneering graffiti artist ‘King of Kowloon’ | The Raw Story

His graffiti once plastered Hong Kong, dense black ink calligraphy applied with a brush to any public surface, telling the outlandish story of why he believed the territory belonged to him. The self-declared… Continue reading

Book Review: Street Art London – Steam 156

There is no shortage of books chronicling London’s street art scene. It’s an easy commission for a books editor — eye-catching images, the allure of the subculture, and the potential for sequels, given… Continue reading

Fabel for ck one – Shock / Graffiti

Urban street art and graffiti’s continuing struggle to be recognised as a serious art form just got another major fashion fillip. Calvin Klein has partnered with artist and choreographer Jorge ‘Fabel’ Pabon, a… Continue reading

Sexer / Graffiti

James ‘Sexer’ Rodriguez is an old school writer who stays on his game, and keeps his skills sharp. In the 80’s, Sexer’s mark could be spotted from the 1, 2 and 5 New… Continue reading

So Long Sam / Ewok 5MH

So the time has come, I’ve held onto this piece tightly as long as I could, turned down a good number of in person offers over the years, and even took it off… Continue reading

Earsnot / Interview

Earsnot candid interview tells all.