R.I.P. Israel Hernandez | Skater & Artist Tasered to Death by Miami Police Department Over Graffiti Art

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And so if the world didn't need any more proof that Florida is the absolute dregs of modern society we get this story: Skateboarder and popular Miami-area artist Israel Hernandez (only 18 years of age) has been murdered by the Miami police department via taser for the unspeakable heinous atrocity of graffiting an abandoned McDonald's building at 5 a.m. this past Tuesday morning. In my various tweets, blogs and dialogues I have been critical of CNN in the past - I have to give them some credit however for actually having enough integrity to run a piece on this upsetting...

The New Low Bros. Lisbon Mural

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In celebration of the Lisboa Montana Shop and Gallery’s 3rd anniversary, Berlin's Low Bros present to the world their new mural. via JUX

Coming Soon : LICK 2013 Calendar

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A sneak peek and a look behind the scenes of the making of the upcoming LICK 2013 calendar.

Long Island City | Past & Present

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New Arrival: New York City Graffiti (The Destiny Children)

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Just in at the shop and fresh off the presses is the 344 page, hardcover from Schiffer, "New York City Graffiti: The Destiny Children." A retrospective direct from graffiti artist SHO and the rest of his crew, The Destiny Children (DC3, SHOROZ, BEAVER, LAE, LAC2, ROE, DOOJ, SHIM, ONE2). This impressive visual portfolio boasts over 480 color photos including full train-car gate folds for each of its 12 chapters. Other writers whose work is featured include; ZEUS, CEOS, ROZ One, SHARE 37, POKE IBM, EPIC, RECK, SKETCH, KARL TCM, DEON, BOM 5 MW, SACE RIP, MIRAGE RIP. There is more...

RIME & TheSeventhLetter for Zoo York

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Shaz Illyork | The Fundamentals of Ill

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Affiliated with some of the greatest graf crews in New York (ILLY, IRT, BP, SMART), Shaz has been making art in both visual and audio form for over 10 years. He currently has been focused on putting out some of the most refreshing Hip Hop the game as seen in years. As an affiliate of The Lo Lifes crew and The Outdoorsmen and under the SoundCity Entertainment record label he is part of a renaissance of true New York rap that reminds everyone of what great MCs can be. Shaz Illyork hasn't stopped getting up though. He continues to create...

L.I.C.K. Gallery Opening Recap - KR.ONE: New Worx from the Old Skool

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On Saturday, June 11, 2011 the L.I.C.K. Gallery hosted the opening for the solo exhibition of legendary Queens, New York City graffiti artist KR.ONE, "New Worx from the Old Skool". KR.ONE entered the world of graffiti in 1977, bombing trains and tagging up all over NYC. He only put his visual artistic street skills on hiatus when in 1983 he entered into the world of audio art. In '83 he began his career as a musician, traveling the world as the drummer for bands like; Murphy's Law, Lordz of Brooklyn and others. The pieces in the "New Worx from the...

KR.ONE - New Worx from the Old Skool

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β€œArt is my life, I move through it, and it through me.” - KR.ONE Queens native KR.ONE will be showing new works on canvas, paper, metal and model trains at the latest installment at the new L.I.C.K. Gallery in Long Island City, NY on June 11, 2011. Born in Manhattan and raised in Astoria, KR.ONE truly breathes the old school New York graffiti scene. As one of the old NYC subway train bombers, Louie β€œKR.ONE” Gasparro has been a part of the graffiti scene since the late 70’s. His work was seen on many of the BMT, IND and IRT...

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