Graffiti // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Pref’s approach to piecing involves combining, overlapping, and blending letters to spell out a variety of phrases. These four new pieces contain the phrases “IT'S JUST NOT COOL TO BE AN IDIOT,” “GOT TO BE MAD,” “ONE ON TOP OF THE OTHER,” and “LOST FOR WORDS.”
Graffiti // Saturday, July 14, 2012
Los Angeles born, Oakland-based artist, Pablo Cristi, creates vibrant paintings and sculptures relating to pop culture, graffiti, religion, history, gangs, and “Bling culture,” are favorite topic of all. As his website states, “ Cristi’s work is motivated by an active political awareness and is steeped in a critical inquiry of power, representation and history.” “ His investigations of the colonial past, present, and future often take the form of paintings and sculptural objects that deconstruct and commingle urban visual vernaculars.”
Graffiti // Friday, July 13, 2012
It’s on the move! A rare recent capture of the massive, rust-ridden MQ barge in San Francisco being moved by a tugboat to a new destination. It appears time and weather has had its way, eating away at the paint, making the letters less distinct.