"Never Use Futura" author Douglas Thomas thinks we need to have a more positive conversation about typefaces.
In the middle of an amusement park, these are commissioned works that respond in some way to their environment by 30 or so local and international heavy hitters, and a few new kids on the block, comprising a 40+ year span of expertise.
A highlight of the events was the opportunity for many of the artists to legally hit a number of train cars in the yards
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Here's a strong argument against homophobia: Shutting the door on collaborating with LGBT people can hinder your artistic and professional development. Just take it from Futura, a graffiti artist who wished he'd been open to working with Andy Warhol in the '80s.
Opening under cover of night somewhere in Paris, four stories beneath la rue, a secret subterranean gallery in a sealed tunnel appears suddenly. While activity on the street overhead is hectic and dense with cars, trucks and pedestrians, the dry dust is ankle-high here in this darkened, silent morgue—its cool, dank air now permeated with fresh aerosol. The Underbelly has been here, and if you discover this curated collection of Street Art and graffiti in the chilled dim light, you are officially lost. And lucky.
An 80' tall mural of a "Gigante" painted kid with one shoe was given this week to New York by a hometown hero and two imported Brazillian Street Artists.