Upcoming Film "The Rise of Graffiti Writing - From New York to Europe" Analyzes the Roots and Spread of Graffiti

November 01, 2017

The modern graffiti movement has a storied and varied history, with . This new documentary, titled The Rise Of Graffiti Writing - From New York to Europe, foilows the graffiti movement from its roots in the 1970s to its rise and prominence in the 1980s. Produced by Red Tower Films and Arte Creative, the film follows graffiti from the New York City underground to the fine art galleries of Europe, and the characters involved in getting it there. The film features prolific graffiti artists like LEE, FUTURA2000, CHARLIE AHEARN, FAB5FREDDY, and SKEME, as well as the role and influence of gallerist Yaki Kornblit.