Tag Archives: graffiti

Mint&Serf and the PPP Portraits

Our recently debuted issue features interviews with members of the New York graffiti collective the Peter Pan Posse, lead by Mint (a.k.a. Mikhail Sokovikov) and Serf (a.k.a. Jason Aaron Wall), along with a group photo by Michael Avedon. Get a preview by perusing Michael’s individual portraits above and below, then order the issue here. Above: [...]

Os Gemeos: Bem-vindo Back to NYC!

They’re baaaack. Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos climbed aboard two 80-foot cherry pickers on Friday to begin painting a massive yellow man similar to those they’ve created in Sao Paulo, Berlin and London. This particular giant will watch over the playground of P.S. 11 in Chelsea from the school’s west-facing wall. In Jeffrey Deitch’s absence, [...]

Like Lipstick Traces Book Launch

After already having been celebrated in Barcelona, Paris, and Stockholm, on Wednesday, September 9th, Reed Space will be hosting the launch of Like Lipstick Traces. Published by Dokument Press and Hello,  Like Lipstick Traces features six hundred unpublished polaroids compiled over two years by thirteen different graffiti writers from various locations including Norway, Belgium and the [...]

MOM and POPism at Gawker

After New York’s gallerists and hoteliers, the latest establishment to relegate graffiti to a location other than the city’s streets is none other than Gawker. With MOM and POPism, they’ve elevated the art form to their newly finished rooftop on Elizabeth Street – a pretty privileged place on an August afternoon. Curator Billi Kid, who [...]