Graffiti // Saturday, August 10, 2013
Last night in Oklahoma City, Womb Gallery opened a new exhibition entitled "I'm no bad, I'm Just Draw'n that way" featuring a slew of new work from graffiti artist, Veks. From the photos, the work appears to be an eclectic mix of styles created using a variety of mediums. Veks has spent a significant amount of time traveling across the U.S. painting his graffiti in less traveled and off-the-beaten-path destinations.
Graffiti // Thursday, August 08, 2013
Once again the excessive force taken by police officers has taken center stage in Miami, where local police tasered an 18-year-old boy to death Tuesday night after chasing him for doing graffiti. Israel Hernandez who was a skateboarder and artist, was doing graffiti on an abandoned McDonalds, which led to a chase and the eventual tasering. Hernandez recently launched his own skateboard line and had a number of shows featuring his artwork in local galleries. His sister was quoted saying, “He wanted to change the world somehow through art.”