Coming from two opposite sides of America, SEEN and RISK witnessed the movement of graffiti all the way through, from different perspectives and career paths. Starting off at a very young age, SEEN turn to art at a very young age, and wrote his first graffiti on subway trains in his teens. Known for bringing super heroes and comic book figures to life, he turned to other mediums throughout the past decade, making pieces out of discarded materials and mixed media. Same is said for RISK, who was among the first graffiti artists in Los Angeles and is still famous for his unique letterforms and influential way of making pieces. RISK founded a graffiti crew called WCA aka West Coast Artists, together with a fellow artist RIVAL and . . . READ MORE HERE.
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Location: Los Angeles, California
“In collaboration with other artists such as Shepard Fairey, Geoff Melville, Richard Mirando, and more, RISK has curated the multi-million dollar art collection at The Mayfair Hotel (now opening in phases through Summer 2017). Kelly Graval, the multi-talented 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 of freeway overpasses, signs, and billboards—dubbed “heavens.” Although RISK loves aerosol art, he sees it as merely just one genre in his life’s work. From his days as a student at the USC School of Fine Arts to gallery..” Read More Here
LA FASHION WEEK and LOREAL have teamed up with iconic Los Angeles artist Risk to do a commemorative print for this years LA Fashion Week.
Prints are a variation of the artists iconic riskoleum image with famous quotes from iconic designers of the past. The can silhouette is filled in with a variation the artists collateral damage series.
The prints are printed with archival pigment on 290gsm archival Coventry Rag acid free paper with a deckled edge.
Title: The Usual Suspects L.A.F.W.
Edition: 25 pcs
Price: US 500.00
Shout out to Sidewalk School for the Feature ..
Here is a cool round up video of the METALLIC TISSUE – Opening Night event, December 2015..