Graffiti // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Somebody’s gotta come and clean up these New York roofs covered in little turd throwups and chicken scratch doodles with some quality work. A fine example would be the following photograph. See how graffiti can bring life and energy into a bleak location.
Graffiti // Friday, July 20, 2012
Featured in our May 2012 printed issue, legendary Los Angeles graffiti writer and close friend of Juxtapoz, Saber, is just a week away from his newest exhibition “Beautification” opening at Known Gallery. Here are few teaser photographs of some of the work that will be shown in the exhibition.
Graffiti // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Classic video footage recently emerged documenting photographers, Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, during the time they were documenting the subway graffiti scene in New York. The narrator and his slang explanations are worth a laugh. As the narrator states, “Putting spray paint on a subway car is illegal and masterpieces do not “light up the line” for long. They will be “buffed off” by the transit authority or “ragged” written over by other graffiti writers.”