Post-Graffiti

Congrats to POSE on being one of CNN International’s “Ones To Watch.”

Disappearing Trolls and Ancient Italian Graffiti

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All included in this oh-so-wordy review of the book GRAFFITI AND THE LITERARY LANDSCAPE IN ROMAN POMPEII.

“This Technically Counts As Showing Work at the MoMA”

The Story of Steve Powers, as told by Steve Powers during his recent Creative Mornings talk.

Two Guys, Three Pillars

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Barry McGee and Eddie Martinez in conversation

photo by Clément Pascal

The Wheatpasting Man With a Porsche Cayenne

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After going All City again, COST got busted the other night on the westside. And as evidenced by their freaking press release and terrible clothing, the NYPD couldn’t be prouder.

The Legend Continues

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The ESS x Bomit “Kilroy Was Here” blank sticker pack

“Art Buff”

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A new piece by Banksy cheekily* highlights the art of graffiti removal.

*we only use this word to describe things of British origin

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The Story Behind SEEN and the Hollywood Sign

The year was 1985, and it took SEEN 12 hours and 50 cans of spraypaint to put his name on the iconic landmark.

via, HYB

Picture of the Day

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Dave Schubert

TWIST ESPO SOPE, 1995

Krink Ventures into Mean Streak Territory

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Introducing the K-80, a Permanent Marking Stick that’s fun to use until it reaches a frozen surface.

Adventure Tip: twist two colors completely out of their cases, cut each in half lengthwise, then match opposites and twist back in.

The Writing On The Wall

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Out of print since 1976, Roger Perry’s The Writing On The Wall has been called “the original book of London graffiti.” Featuring more street sayings than street sprayings, it’s a fine look at 1970’s London counterculture.

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Viva El Barto

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The “Spray it, don’t say it” pin

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