Graffiti Artist CASH4 Does Not Want You to Vote
As a graffiti writer, CASH4 has a history of butting heads with conventions of style and other writers. That always-on attitude of not giving a fuck has wound its way through his artwork, too, including at his upcoming exhibition "Mock the Vote."
The Cleanup of Detroit Has Erased Graffiti History
I was shocked when I drove through Detroit earlier this year. Throughout much of the city, the buff had advanced like an unstoppable disease—the best graffiti had been covered in blotchy gray and white paint. What happened to the one-time graf mecca?
How Tokyo Became Asia’s Graffiti Capital
In most of Asia, the practice of illegal bombing has been around for less than a decade. Tokyo, however, is an exception. I went out with one of the city's longest-active and most prominent vandals to get an inside look at Japanese graff.
Photos of Seoul's Raw, Emerging Graffiti Scene
While graffiti is still a very young concept in Seoul, the country has a fervent core of emerging writers and has also become a destination for members of an international circuit of high-profile vandals. Our graffiti columnist photographed the city's...
What Happens When a Legendary Graffiti Writer Grows Up
SKUF YKK, who achieved fame for his style and the ubiquity of his work in New York City, has transcended the beefs of his youth to become an elder statesman of sorts.