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PosterBoy and Aakash Nihalani (Street Art Co-existing With Graffiti)

If street artists want to co-exist and be accepted by the graffiti world, there’s an old graffiti rule that they should understand. “DO NOT GO OVER OTHER PEOPLE.” ESPECIALLY if it’s bigger, better, or old. Sure those tags and those filled in “throw up” letters DO make a nice looking background to your street art. But that graffiti was there FIRST. It might not seem like much, but those letters were done on the spot with risk of arrest, possibly by someone from another city/country , a king, or even a RIPed writer’s last artifact. Undoubtedly potential historic pieces in the graffiti world. You CAN NOT go over them. Go BEHIND them? Hmm.. Maaaybe? ..If it’s done respectfully. This is a pic I took in Bushwick back in 2009..

Posterboy

Posterboy and Aakash Nihalani playin by the rules.

“Give respect, Get respect.”



“La Delicia”
June 15, 2009, 5:29 am
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"La Delicia"“La Delicia”
pen, marker, colored pencil on La Delicia menu
2009



“Going Postal”
February 20, 2009, 2:00 am
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My art for Martha Cooper‘s “Going Postal” book release and art show..

Alone1 - "Going Postal"

“Going Postal”
8″ x 10″
pen on reconstructed USPS Priority Mail labels
2009
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check out the show Feb 20-22 at Ad Hoc Art, 49 Bogart St. Brooklyn, NY 11206  (Bushwick.. L Train to Morgan).

Going Postal flyer




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