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  1. Making history

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... it into the fashion hall of fame. Marc Jacobs made headlines when he took Louis Vuitton's classic monogram and defaced it with Sprouse's signature graffiti in 2001. Call it 'disrespectful ... for day-glo colours, graffiti prints and punk culture made him a household name in the Big Apple. Although Sprouse passed away in 2004, he hasn't been forgotten. To coincide with a retrospective ...

  2. Artists are making an impression

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Remo Notarianni

    ... A focus on the latest trends in manufacturing, merchandising and purchasing with Remo Notarianni The emergence of more galleries in HK has helped build a thriving business Dressed in saffron robes with backs turned to the viewer, Buddhist monks of Burmese ...

  3. Graffiti artist's explosive style a smash for Tumi suitcases

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai New York graffiti artist John 'Crash' Matos is all about painting off the wall. He's famously taken his spray cans to electric guitars for Eric Clapton and John Mayer, and now he's even tagging travel accessories. In his first collaboration with luggage brand Tumi, he's put his explosive, street-style mark on a limited edition ...

  4. MC Yan, graffiti writer and musician

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Redemption Song- Bob Marley The best thing about this track is the message: 'How long shall they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look? Yes, some say it's just a part of it, we've got to fulfil the book.' 2. Revolution Per ...

  5. Graffiti (CD) Chris Brown

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Yuen

    ... YP intern Alvin Yuen Chris Brown's first release after 'the Rihanna incident', Graffiti struggles to keep up with other recent R'n'B releases in terms of creativity. The focus on Brown's domestic violence case has tarnished the artist's reputation; unfortunately he has done nothing to redeem himself professionally, either. The 14 tracks ...

  6. Works of British graffiti hero Banksy to be showcased in HK

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Banksy is one of the best known and least known artists in England at present. The anti-establishment graffiti hero anonymously leaves satirical stencils on walls and embarks on guerilla art campaigns that make a mockery of the world of art and commerce. Some politicians say it's vandalism, while art collectors pay big money ...

  7. Shotgun Politics

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dae Su-jung Shotgun Politics June 25, Graffiti Hong Kong has seen more than its fair share of indie bands come and go. The local musical community is small, but diverse- bands tend ... the release of their second studio album, Glow, by hosting a night of live music at Graffiti. Sporting ripped sleeves, black jeans, spiked hair and plenty of tattoos, Shotgun Politics played ...

  8. What's On

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... admission from 10am to 7pm. For more details, call 2826 9162. STREET ART New York's ex-graffiti king JonOne fancies brushstrokes rather than air sprays these days. His painting exhibition, Ice ... he met A-One, the legendary graffiti painter who motivated him to see art from a different perspective. JonOne's colourful paintings remind viewers of the frenzy of large cities as well ...

  9. Rotterdam

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis What's going on around the globe Graffiti is usually created on the fly, with the artist keeping an eye out for the police. Ideally, the work should move, too. New York graffiti art, which ultimately led to the urban scrawl's acceptance as an art form, was originally painted on the sides of subway trains, so it could move around the city. Even today, ...

  10. Love Art

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Originals and prints by British graffiti artist Banksy (including Jack and Jill, left) are displayed alongside pop art by Robert Indiana, Damien Hirst, Keith Haring, Romero Britto and Mel Ramos. Today, 10am-8pm, tomorrow, 10am-4pm, Pao Galleries, 4/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; from Wed: Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery, 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central. ...




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