FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: 70s Los Angeles Chicano gang graffiti photography by Howard Gribble

Graffiti // Friday, June 28, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week highlights the photography of Howard Gribble, particularly his work from the 1970's of Chicano gang graffiti in the Los Angeles area.

Almighty Latin Kings

Graffiti // Friday, October 26, 2012
Whoever got down on this wall for the Almighty Latin Kings gang needs to quit banging and get paid for their talents. Pretty dahm good, with a stock tip too!

Insane Gangster Satan Disciples

Graffiti // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
This Chicago gang graffiti looks like the doodles of a 6 year old or an angry goblin.  Ether works for me.

Two Six

Graffiti // Friday, September 16, 2011
This bunny is thuggin with his locs and dapper tux.  Gang graffiti at its finest.  "G-Side", Karlov 30, "KK-Town".

Chicago Gang Graff

Graffiti // Friday, May 27, 2011
Chi-town’s lengthy history of gang activity goes back to Italian bootlegging industry and Al Capone.  Eventually, as most gangs operate, territory has to be marked.  Gang graffiti informs other gangs where they are trespassing and occasionally it has some genuine artistic merit.

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