Love Henrietta

André makes a short film for his “Love Graffiti.”

The Artist Series with Gavin McInnes: JIMJOE

Classic.

TWISTER

Photographs by Dave Schubert

The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan

DC History right here. Narrated by Henry Rollins, and premiering February 23rd at the AFI Silver Theater located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Discover the “other” Washington of the 1980s through the story of legendary graffiti artist Cool “Disco” Dan, a mysterious, ubiquitous presence during the height of go-go music, record crime rates and city-wide dysfunction. Few people knew every block of the city like Dan, and as intrigue about his identity grew, his illegal scrawl became a unifying force for a city on the verge of chaos. Narrated by DC native Henry Rollins and featuring interviews with “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry, civil rights activist Rev. Walter Fauntroy, punk rock historian and activist Mark Andersen and musicians Chuck Brown and Ian MacKaye, this documentary from filmmakers Joseph Pattisall and Roger Gastman (producer, EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP) tells a fascinating chapter of DC history.

DIR Joseph Pattisall; PROD Roger Gastman. US, 2012, color and b&w, 90 min. NOT RATED

Tickets here

A Walk Through The Underbelly Project

For Sure 2013

For-Sure-Window-down

A window down subway car was spotted at W. 4th street.

via, gothamist

From Here To Canarsie

Blade and Maze paint that famous wall in Orchard Beach, recognizable in Spraycan Art. (film starts at 3:24)

Openings & Parties: PopRally – Writers and Writers

Last night in the depths of MoMA, GZA, Adam Mansbach, José Parla, and Alan Ket were onstage discussing and exploring connections between graffiti and literature, and the hip-hop world. Afterwards, an invigorated crowd kept the conversation flowing to tunes from DJ J. Period and each took home a copy of Mansbach’s new book Rage Is Back.

Christos Katsiaouni was there for some pictures.

Rage Is Back

rage-is-back-cover

If you were to mash-up components from IT with Wild Style, and then gave the resulting work an adventurous narrative you might begin to understand Adam Mansbach’s great new novel Rage Is Back. A breezy, enjoyable read for anyone with a nostalgia for graffiti in a bygone era of NYC, the book has the added bonus of a cover and drop caps designed by KEO.

Pre-order now (onsale date is January 10th)

[Read more]

Draw On Trains

subway-black-book

The ProFreshionalism! New York City Subway Black book

[Read more]

Weekend Watching: All City (1983)

A videotape by Henry Chalfant

Classic Blackbook Pages

From The Collection of Martin Wong

Jersey Joe on Grand and Union

Part of the Converse Wall to Wall project.

If you haven’t already, check out Joe’s show at Klughaus which is up until January 1st.

NYorkers

This is a really great series highlighting New Yorkers from all walks of life.

Peep Guess above, and see more here

Love and Security

Train painting videos have come a long way, and this one is pretty brilliant.

{note: naked dudes}

Snap Back – Dangerous Drawings About New York

RIME & TOPER have a show opening up at Klughaus tomorrow (12/15).

[Read more]

RISK – The Skid Row Mural Project

The man gets happier with age.

 

Crack & Shine – Copenhagen

Film by Will Robson Scott

Os Gêmeos Louis Vuitton Scarves

That’s the real. Available January 1st.

Page 10 of 40First...89101112...20...Last Page »