Free Revok

Graffiti // Thursday, June 02, 2011
The Los Angeles police department has temporarily halted Revok’s own graffiti endeavors, but with the help of so many artists from around the world he still remains in the spotlight.  This new head cam video from Noah Banks, painted by Pose, draws additional attention to Revok’s jail sentence.  Free Revok.

In Graffiti: RIME Does a REVOK

Juxtapoz // Sunday, May 29, 2011
More support for Revok from the streets, via Rime. A great ode to a friend. As you probably know, Revok is currently serving time for graffiti related offenses in Los Angeles County, after being arrested at LAX airport prior to a flight to Ireland.

Revok by Rime

Graffiti // Saturday, May 28, 2011
More support for Revok from the streets, via Rime.

Front Page Tags from a Jail Cell

Graffiti // Thursday, May 26, 2011
It’s not often a graffiti writers tag graces the cover of The Wall Street Journal, but from a jail cell Revok has a accomplished just this.  Most likely the only person incarcerated with a client list that consists of Levis, Toyota, MGM, HBO, Dickies, and RedBull.  Free Revok!  

Crumbling Away

Graffiti // Monday, May 16, 2011
Pose and Omens just finished these large sized pieces in Chicago.  Pose painted a Free Revok in respect to recent events.  We love how the wall is crumbling in the middle to add some nice negative space between the two pieces.  

Free Revok T-Shirt by The Seventh Letter

Graffiti // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
In an effort to raise funds and help influential LA graffiti artist REVOK pay his legal fees after being sentenced to 180 days in an LA County jail for previous vandalism charges and "not paying sufficient restitution to his victims," SEVER has designed this t-shirt now being sold through The Seventh Letter.

Levi's X MOCA Art In the Streets Trucker Jackets

Street Art // Monday, April 18, 2011
To coincide with Levi's Film Workshop inside the Geffen Contemporary where the Art In the Streets exhibition is taken place, Levi's has collaborated with artists in the show to create limited-edition artist designed Trucker Jackets. The series will feature Andre, Chaz Bojorquez, CRASH, Keith Haring, KR, Neckface, Lady Pink, REVOK, Kenny Scharf and Shepard Fairey. More after the jump . . .

LUSH tells you "How To Do a Graffiti Masterpiece"

Graffiti // Thursday, March 24, 2011
Melbourne-based graffiti artist, LUSH, who in our opinion (and many others, including REVOK) is one of an interesting crop of contemporary graffiti artists that has been gaining steam in recent years, just created this very witty and insightful commentary on "How To Do a Graffiti Masterpiece." Watch after the jump . . .

Crash "Paintings with a Hidden Agenda" at Addict Galerie

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 19, 2011
John "CRASH" Matos, who we profiled in our new April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue, has a new solo show, Paintings With a Hidden Agenda, opening at Addict Galerie in Paris on March 25, 2011. It will be Crash's first exhibition in France in over a decade, featuring spray paint on canvas works. More after the jump . . .

April 2011—Juxtapoz' Art In the Streets Issue

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
April 2011 marks a special issue for Juxtapoz Magazine, as we were asked by the MOCA to create a companion issue to the first major instituitional retrospective of street art, Art In the Streets. As we documented street art to a wider-audience of fine art, tattoo, pop-surreal, and illustrative art enthusiasts over our 17 years, we wanted to create an extended dialog and history with graffiti and street art pioneers. More after the jump . . .


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