Openings: STASH | Sprayed In Full at The Seventh Letter

April 04 2014 . 09:10pm

 

Last weekend, we had the opportunity to attend the opening of a show from New York graffiti legend STASH (featured). Entitled Sprayed In Full and held at The Seventh Letter gallery in Los Angeles, the exhibition featured a series of works on canvas and paper featuring the same abstract splatter, inspired by elements of graffiti that have made him a wanted man for collaborations with streetwear and fashion companies (as evidenced by a new shoe design from Reebok – also one of the sponsors of the show).

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The Seventh Letter and RVCA present the #RVCATWFSL and #PMALOHATOUR in Honolulu, Hawaii

March 07 2014 . 08:54pm

The Seventh Letter and RVCA present the #RVCATWFSL and #PMALOHATOUR in Honolulu, Hawaii
Shot and edited by OCHE

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Interview: graffiti artist Saber

January 13 2014 . 10:58pm

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Scaling walls sans safety nets at the dead of night, graffiti artists risk life and limb to make their art. But the leap they make from street to gallery is just as tough a challenge in its way: in winning over the art world, they threaten the credibility as authentic outsiders that is their calling card. The consequence is a strange phenomenon: wealthy and successful artists such as Banksy who still slip out with their spray can and cling to their anonymity as a symbol of their rebelliousness.

For Saber, whose show The Ugly American opens at the Outsiders gallery in London’s Soho this week, the situation is a little different. Fired by a sense of social injustice, the Los Angeles-based artist has channelled his energy into a high-profile political activism that has left him nowhere to hide. In 2010, he attracted the opprobrium of the US right – including the wrath of Fox News – when he graffitied the Stars and Stripes in an effort to highlight the injustices of the US healthcare system. (The video he released was used by the US administration as part of its healthcare campaign.) A year later, he caused a sensation when he commissioned light aircraft to write slogans across the LA and New York skies that raged against cuts to the arts and against a new law censoring public murals.

To read the full article please visit: www.ft.com

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NEKST FOREVER

December 11 2013 . 09:50pm

NEKST FOREVER from TheSeventhLetter on Vimeo.

In 2012 the Graffiti world lost a great. NEKST will be missed forever for his bold and unrelenting style. His name will always be synonymous with what a true graffiti writer is. A group of friends gathered in Detroit to reproduce NEKST’S John Hancock on the front of the Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art.

Produced by The Seventh Letter
Directed by Bankshot
Shot by Lyndon French
Music by Clams Casino and Tame Impala

Special Thanks
All of the Artsists
The Seventh Letter
MOCAD
DONT
Olivia and Jordan

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Revok and Pose | Houston/Bowery Wall

July 04 2013 . 04:08am

Over the past week REVOK and POSE joined one another in creating a piece for the well known Bowery Wall.

Find out more by Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo on The Huffington Post HERE.

Photos by: Jaime Rojo

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