On April 9, 1981, a graffiti exhibit titled "Beyond Words" opened at the Mudd Club Art Gallery. Covering this event was my first major foray into the world of hip hop. More
After attending New York/New Wave at P.S. 1, I discovered Futura's subway car "Break," which opened my eyes to the realization that a highly creative subculture was flourishing underground in New York. This was my first profile of anyone in that subculture, and I based it on my favorite writer at the time, Futura 2000, who I felt had the talent to crossover into the art world. This article is a look at the graffiti aspect of hip hop right before it exploded into the mainstream.
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on May 23, 2012 :
Very interesting non-fiction essay about the subject of graffiti artists which shows another side to it, rather than just displaying positive, or negative slants upon it. Written in a fluent and entertaining manner, with a good flow.