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The Seventh Letter: Revok, Rime & Roids Cross Country (Video)

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 10, 2011
Watch as the MSK/Seventh Letter trio of Revok (LA), Rime (LA/NY) and Roids (UK) create the gallery work for their now widely successful Perserverance showing, before setting out cross country to deliver the work to LA’s Known Gallery. Along the...

Blu @ Tudela Avant-Garde Urbano Festival, Spain

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 29, 2011
Having last been seen in Valencia, Italian artist Blu has traveled north to partake in Avant-Garde Urbano in the small town of Tudela de Navarra. More and more quaint cities across Europe have been using world-renowned street artists and their work a...

SABER: Plane Skywriting Over Los Angeles City Hall

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 19, 2011
There’s “getting up” and then there’s GETTING UP. MSK/AWR has taken to the skies above Los Angeles City Hall this afternoon in a not so subtle “how you like them apples” at District Attorney, Carmen Trutanich....

Prime and Estria: Na’au Pono Interview

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 19, 2011
Heroes come in many shapes and sizes. Some are decked out in skintight spandex suits while others have the uncanny ability to hit home runs. Along the spectrum, there are also those that defy social injustice by sitting at the front of buses and thos...

RIME & ROIDS. “DETROIT TO LOS ANGELES” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2011
The PERSEVERANCE art event at LA’s Known Gallery was truly a sight to behold.  Featuring original work from alliterative masterminds Revok, Rime and Roids, the show featured flavor drawn from the City of Angels, Jersey and London.  De...

Kidult Vandalizes Louis Vuitton Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2011
Following to his recent Hermes hooliganism, Kidult continues to invade another luxury store on his native soil. This time, the notorious graffiti artist marked the facade of a Louis Vuitton shop at Saint-Germain-des-Prés district in Paris using a pai...

Risk & Retna vs. The City of Santa Monica Controversy

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 12, 2011
A four-story house covered in Graffiti by artists Risk & Retna is causing ire among residents in Santa Monica, California, and reigniting the now 30-year-old battle to legitimize graffiti as art. The multicolored mural was commissioned by the hom...

Collabo Arts: Poesia vs Kofie

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 9, 2011
Here is a time-lapse video of some highly detailed and intricate graffiti art designed and executed by artists Poesia and Kofie. The piece, by Collabo Arts, highlights the vision and skill one needs to possess in order to pull of such an impressive p...

Style Wars 2 “Parody” Trailer

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2011
The original Style Wars by Henry Chalfant has been a cornerstone of graffiti documentation since its official debut in 1984. Since the original, there has been much talk about a new updated release that modernizes some of the people and themes discus...

The Seventh Letter Crew Live Painting Session @ S.L.A.T.E.

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2011
Last week’s S.L.A.T.E. trade show in Las Vegas featured an exclusive live painting session with a handful of artists including The Seventh Letter. Artists included in the session were Risk, Push, Roid and Norm who painted in front of trade...

Crack & Shine International Episode 2: Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2011
As a follow-up to London’s 2009 Crack & Shine graffiti book, Crack & Shine International creates an honest and revealing picture of graffiti subculture worldwide. A series of episodes follow the lives of some of the leading figures in...

Pose One x LRG x IronLak Limited Edition Spray Can

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 17, 2011
Offered up is a limited edition collaboration between Australian paint company Ironlak, LRG design and Graffiti Artist Pose One. The idea was to create a retro American style spray can in LRG’s signature green, with classic Ironlak paint qualit...

KIDULT Tagging KENZO Store in Paris Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2011
Graffiti artist KIDULT has struck again on the streets of Paris. In a newly released video, he runs frantically around the city center tagging up KENZO department stores with the word “tag.” The campaign is a reaction to a graffiti-inspired, newly ma...

REVOK “PERSEVERANCE” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2011
We take an intimate journey alongside REVOK in this short video titled “PERSEVERANCE.” The video features little dialog, instead focusing on the sights that REVOK encounters in anticipation of his upcoming show on August 20 at the Known G...

Street Tag iPhone App

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 8, 2011
Channel 4 in the UK has been garnering a strongly positive response from its Street Summer season of programming and events, the latest of which features a new iPhone app called Street Tag. Allowing downloaders to virtually paint any wall or surface...