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CRASH “Broken English” Exhibition @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2014
Bronx-based graffiti guru John Matos, better known as CRASH, recently presented a solo show at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Titled “Broken English,” the artist showed off his deftness with his chosen medium, presenting a body...

CRASH x Patek Philippe Dome Clock

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 7, 2012
Legendary artist John “CRASH” Matos’ latest offering comes in the form of an exquisite custom-made timepiece; a unique Patek Philippe solar dome clock hand painted with signature CRASH attributes....

The Boneyard Project “Return Trip” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 26, 2012
Continuing their original 2010 project, Eric Firestone and Carlo McCormick invited a number of artists to the Arizona desert to paint their own decommissioned planes in a Tucson boneyard. Featuring art from Retna, How & Nosm, Saner and Nunca, Th...

The Boneyard Project “Return Trip” @ Pima Air & Space Museum

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 20, 2012
Once the metal birds that soared the sky, decommissioned planes have now been largely relegated to the junkyard. However an initiative that began in 2010 by Eric Firestone and Carlo McCormick is taking shape with another exhibition to beautify these...

CRASH iPhone 4S Cases

DesignComments ⋅ Dec 22, 2011
Legendary graffiti and contemporary artist CRASH offers some of his signature art in a more readily available form as he releases a collection of iPhone 4S cases. Known for his colorful abstract works, CRASH’s aesthetic has captured the interes...

CRASH, FREEDOM and RISK “Blurring the Lines” Exhibition @ Corey Helford Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 2, 2011
A series of living legends recently premiered a new body of work at the Corey Helford Gallery in an exhibition titled “Blurring the Lines.” The exhibition overseen by Roger Gastman (who had a part in the curation of “Art in the...

CRASH: Trains, Guitars and Luggage

FeaturesComments ⋅ Apr 4, 2011
Graffiti artist John Matos or more commonly known as CRASH has taken the approach of patience and hardwork to create his legacy of art. The cliche notion of organic growth really comes true to some as pioneers ofter plied their trade in an era where...

Crash x TUMI Vapor Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 16, 2011
A living legend in the world of graffiti, John Matos or “Crash” has seen his stylistic approach to art replicated beyond that of trains and walls over the last few years. From guitars to now luggage, his signature aesthetic has been w...

CRASH x Stussy Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2010
New York City’s CRASH is undoubtedly one of the graffiti world’s current living legends. John Matos has made his mark in more ways than one including creating special guitars for the likes of Eric Clapton and John Mayer. This season h...

CRASH & SheOne “Pop Crime” Exhibition Recap

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 14, 2009
Last week marked the opening of the two-artist exhibition “Pop Crime” at the Opus Gallery in Newcastle. Featuring two formidable artists in London’s SheOne and New York’s CRASH, their contrasting styles were set up opposit...

CRASHONE x F-TOYS x Fender Telecaster Vol. 2

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2009
One of the graffiti landscapes most respected artists, CRASHONE has had a well-documented association with the guitar world. Having seen his work applied on the guitars of numerous celebrities such as Eric Clapton, few if any will ever own any of...

Crash/Daze Reunion Exhibition Recap

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 18, 2009
The Crash/Daze Reunion Exhibition opened its doors Friday night at the Ad Hoc Art Gallery in New York. With it came an all new selection of work from two of the graffiti world’s most accomplished personalities as they each showcased their t...

Crash/Daze Reunion Exhibition Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 13, 2009
For the first time in over 10 years, two living legends in Crash and Daze will join forces at the Ad Hoc Art Gallery in Brooklyn. Together, the two accomplished artists will bring forth a total of twenty new works amongst each other. Both artists...

Crash “Unfinished Business” Exhibition

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2009
A living-legend who has successfully made the transition from street-level art to the galleries, New York’s Crash (John Matos) will present his work in an upcoming show later this month at the Joshua Liner Gallery. Earning a spot in limelig...

CRASH x F-Toys x Fender Mini Guitars

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2008
Although graffiti artist CRASH had developed a strong foundation in the visual world, following a partnership with guitarist Eric Clapton he would develop an increased global presence. Back in 2004, a custom-painted CRASH guitar for Clapton fetch...