Continuing the Graffiti History Course that is MoCA's Art in the Streets, FatCap covers another group of artists participating in the exhibit.
After Part 1, are you ready for Part 2? Lets get busy with this stellar line-up before the pop quiz.
Famous french street artist known for her characters.
Retna (MSK, AWR)
Known for his intricate calligraphy spanning massive sized walls.
Cost & Revs
The partners in crime were up in the early 90's, New York, from SoHo to northern New Jersey; Revs reinvented his art by installing metal sculptures, some by permission, around the 5 boroughs.
Risk (AWR, 7th Letter, WC)
Pioneered writing on freeway overpasses in Los Angeles, formed the crew WCA with RIVAL, and runs the street-wear line Third Rail.
Barry McGee (Twist) & Josh Lazcano (Amaze)
Came up in the 1980's, contemporary with Risk, and parlayed into art-gallery showings.
Saber (AWR, MSK)
California graffiti writer, known for this huge piece he did in LA by the river, and for being outspoken on political topics.
Well known graffiti and tattoo artist who created Joker Brand with noted photographer Estavan Oriol.
Known for his streetlife and celebrity photography, as well as his extensive music video portfolio.
Belgium street artist painting strictly in black and white; prolific and highly acclaimed in Europe.
Known for his role in London's punk anarchist culture in the 70s, and his work on the Sex Pistol's album covers.
The rest of the world knows him by his name, and but we know him as Obey (Giant), Fairey got up in a big way with his wheat pastes
Cofounded FUN Gallery, one of the first galleries to showcase graffiti in the early 1980's, NY East Village.
Old School to the fullest, NY Subway Legend believed to be the first to tag a subway car.
Major graffiti pioneer who organized the first popularly-accepted art exhibitions in the early 80's at Fashion Moda.
One of the first female writers, coming up in New York, featured in Martha Cooper's "Hip Hop Files" and in the 1982 film "Wild Styles" (directed by Charlie Ahearn, also in the show)
Came up with Twist, popular graffiti-turned-pop artist & toy designer known for his adaptation of cartoon characters applying the "X" over the eye.
Notable Parisian vandal.
OG NY writer in 70s and 80s, also a sculpter and the creator of the Hip Hop documentary website Style Wars
Old school street and multimedia artist up in the 70's, known for his environmental and political works.
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