“Any advert in a public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It’s yours to take, re-arrange and re-use. You can do whatever you like with it. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head. You owe the companies nothing. […]
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“The craft of photography reminds me of graffiti.” In this week’s episode, I interview creator/entrepreneur Manuel Zavaleta about his craft. Read on.
Manuel Zavaleta is a multi-talented artist based out of Queens, New York. He’s also an incredible colleague and good friend. We recently grabbed some lunch at a burger joint near his studio. Take it away Manny… Who are you and what do you do? My name is Manuel Zavaleta. I’m a former graffiti artist and […]
The only place most people can see NYC subway graffiti is on social media. The primary place New York City subway graffiti lives today: #cleantrain on Instagram The graffiti never dies, it just gets cleaned off before the trains depart the train yard to go public.
“If you want to learn about a city, look at its walls.” — INO, Greek graffiti artist
It conveys the urgency of its creation; graffiti was, after all, a crime committed in haste, at night and under precarious conditions. The world is a canvass, as it is for advertisers. The only difference is that graffiti artists pay through rebellion. Right Bansky?
Added to the Grid: New York Graffiti