The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles opens up it’s much anticipated exhibit ‘Art in the Streets” at the end of this week.
Below is a list of who’s who in the show….
Zephyr (CIA, TDS, TVS, RTW)
New York Subway Graffiti Pioneer 70’s-80’s.
Parisian Artist paints Mr. A.
True Legend from NYC Graffiti Scene 80’s.
Kala Phool has also had the pleasure of working with Blade through our Rising Styles hip hop festival over several years. A true gentleman and a true artist.
From the Wild Style Crew, mid-1970’s Bronx, one of the most admired groups of the time.
Craig Costello (aka KRINK)
Started making markers in the early 90’s.
Dash Snow (aka SACER)
Founding member of the infamous IRAK Crew – rip 2009.
Dondi (aka NACO)
Influential 1970’s NY Graffiti Artist & Tagger – rip 1998.
London-based artist known for his lettering.
Parlayed 70’s Subway Bombing to art gallery career, showing in Patti Astor’s Fun Gallery in the 80’s. Contemporary of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Harring & Kenny Scharf – who are also in the show.
Highly regarded urban culture photographer & documentarian.
French artist known for his ambiquitous tile figurines appearing around the world.
New York artist specialising in wheat-pastes and live-art exhibits.
Iz the Wiz
Prominent NY writer from the 70’s & 80’s – rip 2009.
American graffiti and modern artist – noted as inspiration and pioneer to many modern artists – rip 1988.
Highly regarded French photographer & street-artist known for his larger than life projects around the world.
Innovator & pioneer in the 1980’s street art culture in NY; known for his ‘Radiant Baby’.
Prominent & popular American photographer & documentarian in hip hop, urban culture ad graffiti; based in New York.
Identical twins from Brazil known for their popular yellow-skinned characters.
One of the most regarded modern graffiti writers, known for his big walls & collaborations.
Steve Powers (aka ESPO)
Philly artist, starting in the mid-80’s, known for his brightly-coloured & charmingly creative walls.
Article and images courtesy of Fat Cap who also show various artist profiles and films so get onto their site for a real treat.