In the Magazine: Sever

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 09, 2015
On my many trips down to Atlanta, there is one recurring event that transpires with each visit: nail biting, stress provoking, near gridlock traffic anywhere and everywhere at rush hour. It seems unavoidable and is something I have come to anticipate. Thankfully, along with gasp-inducing car exhaust and brake dust clouding the windshield while waiting for the car in front to inch a few feet forward, I expect to spot Sever’s crispy bold lettering somewhere, on the ledge of a bridge, the back of a billboard, or some random wall where it has claimed the landscape ten years strong.

Genocide Yo!

Graffiti // Monday, June 01, 2015
When it comes to memorable walls, Sever is not lacking. With some of the wittiest concepts the spray game has to offer, walls such as this one commenting on Native American genocide are stand out. Not to mention the obvious, but he always paints extra clean.

Graffiti - Don't play that mess!

Graffiti // Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Tasmanian Devil and Bugs Bunny wearing backwards pants (Kris Kross reference) stand as spokesman for Sever’s public service announcement. Painted during the POW!WOW! Festival that occurred a few weeks back, Sever’s mural was a standout in concept and execution.

Sever Font

Graffiti // Friday, August 15, 2014
Sever who is one of the cleanest painters and really knows how to make the simplest letters floss, recently painted this piece in San Francisco.

Sever paints Charles Darwin contemplating the ATl Twins

Graffiti // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Sever from MSK is one of Atlanta’s most talented artists who frequently applies clever and intriguing concepts that in the past have been controversial (In a good way). His most recent subject are the ATL Twins, shown in this piece being held by Charles Darwin as he possibly contemplates our evolution as beings. Brilliant.

“L.A. Road Trip Circa 1969” by Sever

Graffiti // Sunday, February 02, 2014
Sever has cleverly depicted a fictionalized scene where the iconic graffiti writer from the Bronx, Stay High 149 (in the yellow sweater) and his crew examine the work of the L.A. innovator “Chaz”, the Godfather of Chicano graffiti. As Sever says of this piece, “Homage is offered to these legendary writers, to the early era of graffiti’s spectacular rise, and to the processes they developed and were allied with. 

"Clogged" drawing by Sever

Graffiti // Friday, January 31, 2014
What happens to a tip that is clogged? Sever does an interpretation in this drawing and you need to click read more to find out!

An update with Sever

Graffiti // Monday, January 27, 2014
Atlanta-based artist, Sever, has updated his site with some clever and controversial new work created outside. Sheep SWAG train gave us a good laugh.

An Update with Sever

Graffiti // Sunday, September 15, 2013
One of the cleanest and most precise artists painting the U.S. streets has to be Atlanta’s own Sever. Over the last few years, the artists has branched outside of lettering, gracing the ATL and beyond with a number of site-specific murals (You remember his controversial “Death of Street Art” mural in Detroit). The artists recently updated his site with some work created in Seoul, Korea and an excellent piece painted on the exterior of the Atlanta Prison Farm.

Sever in S.F.

Graffiti // Thursday, August 15, 2013
One of the cleanest painters in the spray game has to be Sever from Atlanta. His work is consistently extra polished and crisp.
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