Category Archives: People

Style Wars, the Legend Graff Documentary Needs You!!!!!

Stylewars, the breakthrough documentary directed by Tony Silver, awarded the Grand Prize for Documentaries at the 1983 Sundance Film Festival is in need of your help. The original 16 mm negatives, housed in the archives of the Academy of Motion … Continue reading

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Icepick!!!

Jon Reiss and I recently had the opportunity to meet artist Thordis Claessen, author of the Icelandic street art book, ICEPICK. She’s up to some great things and her book beautifully captures the “vivid and freaky” street art from the … Continue reading

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Shepard Fairey Arrested for Vandalism

Visual artist Shepard Fairey, whose “Hope” and “Progress” images have become iconic among Obama supporters, was arrested last week in Denver while putting up those posters on the streets of Denver. In a video interview with the social network imeem … Continue reading

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DARK NIGHT who? Batman and Robin say see BOMB IT!!!

WHAM! BAM! BIFF! POW! Citizens shall fear not when the heroic Caped Crusader and his crime-fighting chum, Boy Wonder, fight for freedom — and bring BOMB IT to a theater near you! Australia… Canada… England… Mozambique… Here we come… Keep … Continue reading

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Keith Harring mural tagged and transformed

From the NY Times: Little Angel Was Here: A Keith Haring Collaborator Makes His Mark By NIKO KOPPEL Published: August 5, 2008 In the summer of 1982 the artist Keith Haring and his companion, Juan Dubose, painted a mural of … Continue reading

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