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GNES - Check this

Discussion in 'Brick Slayers' started by bobobi11, Jan 7, 2002.

  1. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 0
    Not sure if you know this already, but you are used as an example for the definition of graffiti.

    ArtLex online art dictionary at http://www.artlex.com/ defines graffiti as below

    graffiti - A drawing or an inscription made on a wall or other surface, usually so as to be seen by the public. Generally regarded as vandalism -- defacing public or private property -- and illegal; it may also be regarded as a form of art. One of several artists whose work emerged from this kind of work is that of Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990).
    The medium graffiti painters often employ because of their portability and built-in applicators are aerosol cans of paint. Graffiti painters have coined a number of their own terms. Their works are often called "tags" probably because they so often produce images of their names,also known as tags. Their painting is called "tagging." Tags that are small and simple are "bombs." Common sites are walls, roofs, train cars, and other vehicles.

    Examples:

    Blade (American), Swinging Letters, 1980, subway graffiti photograph by Henry Chalfant (American, 1940-), from Subway Art by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, 1984.

    Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), Subway Drawing, 51st Street, c.1980-1983, chalk on black paper, photo from estate of Keith Haring.

    Keith Haring, Keith Haring drawing in the New York City subway, 1981, photograph of the artist drawing with chalk on black paper.

    Keith Haring, Monkey Puzzle, 1988, [116 k,] acrylic on canvas, diameter 120 inches.

    King157, This is Real Graffiti, c. 1999, San Jose, California.

    Bronx Burners, Serve and Per, long tag, c. 2000, New York, NY.

    Bysk and Topek, tag on a billboard for Shea Homes, c. 2000, Phoenix, AZ.

    Evak, untitled piece, c. 2000, Wisconsin.

    Gnes, untitled piece, Arizona.

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  2. blastoff

    blastoff Guest

    Dictionary bombing.
     
  3. clockin like dat

    clockin like dat New Jack

    Joined: Aug 31, 2001 Messages: 45 Likes Received: 0
    yeah CON.....
    Pulling em off on Webster
     
  4. fr8burner

    fr8burner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 4, 2001 Messages: 2,576 Likes Received: 2
    there paintings are called tagging.....i lieked that part..:rolleyes:
     
  5. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    thats pretty cool for gnes, but he has a lot better paintings then that one.
     
  6. WebsterUno

    WebsterUno Guest

    *belive*

    http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/g/images/graf_king157.lg.jpg'>
    They also used this one.
    Classic. ;)
     
  7. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

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  8. d-town_bomber

    d-town_bomber Veteran Member

    Joined: May 20, 2001 Messages: 7,032 Likes Received: 2
  9. podrido

    podrido Veteran Member

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  10. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 40
    that king is fresh.
     
  11. idonotlikeu

    idonotlikeu Senior Member

    Joined: Nov 1, 2001 Messages: 1,874 Likes Received: 0
    that shits pretty hot..who is dat?
     
  12. Gnes 37

    Gnes 37 Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 7,071 Likes Received: 2
    wow im impressed i never knew thats pretty cool thanks for letting me know!:eek:
     
  13. Beep

    Beep Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 15, 2001 Messages: 138 Likes Received: 0
    your site is tight...from the layout to the graff:0)
     
  14. post.

    post. Guest

    ha ha! aaaaw, shit gnes! you're my hero.:crazy:
     
  15. smeoo

    smeoo Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 13, 2001 Messages: 2,191 Likes Received: 0
    All dictionary!!

    nice ups gnes...
     
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