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NYC Subway / Tarantula Diorama

A little (literally) diorama I made of the Franklin Ave. Station  (Brooklyn) for a juvenile OBT tarantula to live in…

A few pics before the spidee moved in…

And one more post move-in and webbing…

“NYC Subway/ Tarantula Diorama”
4″ x 4″ x 8″
paper, cardboard, styrofoam, wood,  n-scale model train track, acrylic paint, marker, plastic enclosure and… one OBT tarantula
2012



“HELLO KITTY” Bathroom Mural
August 15, 2012, 8:28 am
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A Hello Kitty/ New York City inspired bathroom mural I did last year…

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acrylic, spraypaint, enamal and glitter make-up on bathroom wall
12′ x 4′ (approx.)
2011



NYC/ Brooklyn Gang Graffiti
January 14, 2012, 12:00 pm
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After aborting my Los Angeles relocation a few years ago, I thought along with the gang driven drive-by shootings and talk of “colors”, I’d also be leaving the accompanying  graffiti. Well, maybe not so quick. Seems that New York has been getting its fair share of gang turf wars as evident on the streets of Brooklyn…





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.”



Some Old Graf Letters, 1993, 1999, 2007…
February 4, 2011, 8:00 pm
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Joel’s Living Room
1999

MBTA Red-line trackside
1993

Brooklyn
2007

*  All taken from ODcrew.com. Lot’s more new/old pics on there, check em out



R.I.P. SURE (ATM, HAA, 156)
December 8, 2010, 6:24 am
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Just heard that SURE (ATM, HAA, 156), half of the duo “SURE + FAUST”, has been killed while in the line of duty in Afghanistan at the age of 25. If you’ve been around lower Manhattan (or all of New York for that matter) in the last few years, you’ve surely (no pun intended) seen his over saturation of stickers. And these aren’t the (so trendy right now) printed vinyl stickers, these are all hand done with some of the dopest handstyles in the graffiti world. I met him briefly last year (He actually caught me getting up. Classic.). We talked for a minute and exchanged some stickers. Seemed like a genuine cool dude. He’ll definitely be missed. Rest In Peace.






Check SURE out in Martha Cooper‘s book “Name Tagging” and read an interview with him at Mark Batty Publishing.



“Pukk”


“Pukk”
pen, marker, colored pencil on Pukk menu
2010




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