Graffiti is an inescapable facet of urban life that can be annoying or inspiring. In the 1970s, New York City’s graffiti-covered subway cars seemed to signify a great city’s descent into blighted decrepitude, but that same milieu launched the careers of epochal artists such as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and graffiti was considered a […]
Risk x Crave Online: Part 1 While attempting to do a top 5 graffiti spots in LA., I quickly realized that I have to consider a lot of factors: times, dates, impact, etc. So its now my top 10 graffiti endeavors in Los Angeles over the years….Read More Here.
From epic works like Risk’s mammoth wall of rainbow abstraction, to hidden gems like Woes’ panda mayhem tucked away by where the bad kids go to sneak their smokes; from towering pieces like James Bullough’s high diver visible from surrounding streets, to intimate, almost poetic works from Curiot and Jeff Soto in the main plaza […]
Kelly Graval, the multi-talented Fine Artist, Illustrator, and Graffiti artist known as RISK, has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for decades. With a career spanning 30 years, RISK has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend. He has come a long way since he pioneered the painting […]