Posted August 18, 2015 at 10:31 am
Few books have tried to capture the energy and excitement at the height of the New York City graffiti era. For some, graffiti was a blight on an already depressed city. In the eyes of others, it was an opportunity to be an artist of the streets. For this reviewer, seeing whole cars covered in […]
Posted July 9, 2015 at 9:28 am
Hailing from Queens and repping 63rd, 108, FTR, AFD, BTW, OTM, Treat Street, DWB, SIC, ACV, HATE Crew, 4mA, KDW, SPK, a co-founder of 5POINTZ , Graffiti Mecca to the world, may it rest in peace; Uncapped welcomes TOPAZ (@pazroc on Instagram). BOWERY BOOGIE: Run through a quick bio about yourself- your words about your name and your start […]
Posted June 3, 2015 at 10:33 am
From the BOOGIE Down Bronx, “Uncapped” welcomes the President of World Famous Crew: Just One. We last caught up with the man two years ago after commissioning a mural for Deadly Dragon Sounds. Now he’s back ready to tell the world (or NYC, anyway) all about Just. Reppin’ twb, wf., cya, Tfo, tft, hr, ted, 4ma, otc […]
Last modified July 27, 2015 at 4:42 pm
Graffiti can be traced back to Ancient Egypt. Making the above piece entirely too apropos. Once a week, our new “Uncapped” feature will focus on graffiti artists who are following in the footstpes of the fore-fathers like Kilroy (1940s), Bird (1950s), Cornbread and Kool Earl (1960s) moving right along to the NY Subway Train Reign (yeah, […]
Posted August 1, 2014 at 10:38 am
The graffiti community is still reeling from the tragic loss of Jason Wulf aka DG NWC (New Wave Crew) last month. The following tribute goes out to the world directly from his family. This very special group of people spoke to us on behalf of many who loved Jason. His mother, Linda Wulf: For 46 […]
Posted June 26, 2012 at 6:28 am
Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center is reawakening after a long slumber. Her eyes are opening ever so slowly, but there’s still plenty of crust lingering.
Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:08 am
The recently re-branded Coleman Oval Skatepark isn’t quite ready for public consumption just yet, but that’s not stopping droves of skateboarders who want first tracks on that shiz.
Posted June 22, 2012 at 6:28 am
That old-school street ingenuity reminiscent of early hip hop still surfaces every now and again. Like yesterday morning on the Bowery. Caught on the Bowery without a phone charge is no problem. Just head over to the second lamppost just south of Prince Street and steal a little juice from the city. The screw-in flap […]
Posted June 21, 2012 at 10:12 am
In a shill to allegedly help offset a mountain of legal fees stemming from an incident late last year, Olek recently became the latest spokesperson for Samsung.