The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles opens up it's much anticipated exhibit "Art in the Streets" at the end of this week. FatCap helps you cover the who's who.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles published the full line-up of participating artists and photographers in their new exhibit "Art in the Streets." Not sure your graffiti and street-art self-education has covered all of those that made the list? No worries. FatCap has you covered in this first part of a two part series.
Zephyr (CIA, TDS, TVS, RTW)
New York Subway Graffiti Pioneer 80's
Parisian Artist paints Mr. A.
True Legend from NYC Graffiti Scene 80's
Tracy 168 (WS)
From the Wild Style Crew, mid-1970's Bronx, one of the most admired groups of the time.
Craig Costello (a.k.a. KRINK)
Started making markers in the early 90's
Dash Snow (aka Sacer)
Founding member of infamous IRAK Crew - RIP 2009
Dondi (aka NACO)
Influential 1970's NY Graffiti Artist & Tagger, exhibited at Pattie Astor's Fun Gallery with Futura, Crash, Keith Haring, Basquiat, Fab-Five Freddie and Kenny Scharf, known for redefining "wild style" - RIP 1998
London-based artist known for his lettering.
Parlayed 70's Subway Bombing to art gallery career, showing in Patti Astor's Fun Gallery in the 80's. Contemporary of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring & Kenny Scharf, who are also in the show.
Highly regarded urban culture photographer & documentarian. Co-producer of Style Wars.
French artist known for his ubiquitous tile figurines appearing around the world.
New York artist specializing in wheat-pastes and live-art exhibits.
Iz the Wiz
Prominent NY writer from the 70's & 80's, known for his prolific amount of throw-ups done in a single night, ad his burners; instrumental in the forming of the Phun factory, and appeared in Style Wars & Wild Style. - RIP 2009
American graffiti and modern artist - noted as inspiration and pioneer to many modern artists - RIP 1988
Highly regarded French photographer & street-artist known for his larger than life projects around the world.
Innovater & pioneer in 1980's street art culture in NY; known for his 'Radiant Baby'
Prominent & popular American photographer & documentarian in hip hop, urban culture and graffiti; based in New York.
Identical twins from Brazil known for their popular yellow-skinned characters
Revok (MSK, AWR, 7th Letter)
One of the most regarded modern graffiti writers, known for his big walls & collaborations.
Steve Powers (aka ESPO)
Philly artist, starting in the mid-80's, known for his brightly-colored & charmingly creative walls.