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Spanto, a Graffiti Writer in His Third Act

Despite being diagnosed with cancer, the Los Angeles–based graffiti writer is more active than ever and doesn't plan on going anywhere.
Sammy Winston
12.12.14
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Letting Go and Getting up with Graffiti Writer Fuct D30

More often than not, a vandal claims that they took up graffiti as means of escaping a more grievous criminal life and it’s inevitable consequences. For Los Angeles writer Fuct, that's certainly the case.
Sammy Winston
5.1.14
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Pez Went into the Ocean and Never Came Back

Trudging is tradition in Frisco, especially for the vandal lot. The city itself is barely 50 square miles, so naturally any graffiti writer worth his weight in Rust-Oleum flat has effortlessly loitered on every block.
Sammy Winston
3.12.14
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Conceptual Vandalism with Sabe Kst

We talked about the time he shattered both his ankles by jumping off a three-story building in DC, when he and Kaze bombed the Bowery Mural during the 2012 New York blackout, and how he got shot with an assault rifle over a writing beef.
Ronny J. Holmes
1.24.14
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Pixote: American Pixação

Pixote is a graffiti writer based in New York City who employs pixação, a style that was birthed in Brazil's sprawling dilapidated metropolises and characterized by a simple typography that looks like a mixture of windings, nordic runes, and cave...
Ronny J. Holmes
11.26.13
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Graffiti's 'Ikonik Figure'

It's hard to ignore Trap's incessant graffiti efforts over the past couple decades. We sat down with Trap for his first-ever interview, which contains several historical highlights and details that have never been publicly addressed.
Ronny J. Holmes
11.4.13