News Tagged: Brazil

  • Found Footage: 1997 Brazil Graffiti with Os Gemeos, Raven, and Sonik

    12ozProphet founder Allen Benedikt and Caleb Neelon, aka Raven and Sonik went to São Paulo, Brazil in December of 1997 to put together a story on Brazilian graffiti for 12ozProphet’s sixth issue. This footage is from that trip.

    ©12ozProphet - Saturday February 25, 2012

  • 12oz Exclusive Interview: Caleb Neelon Pt 1 - Painting Outside and In

    Artist Caleb Neelon, co-author of The History of American Graffiti has a solo show up now outside of Boston. In the 90s, he went by Sonik and wrote all the text for the later influential issues of 12ozProphet.

    ©12ozProphet - Saturday February 25, 2012

  • Os Gemeos's "Gigante" Mural in Sao Paulo Before the Buff

    Yesterday on 12ozProphet we posted a story entitled F&@# The Buff: Os Gemeos Mural in Sao Paulo Painted Over where Brazilan street atrists Os Gemeos' giant mural was painted over. Today we get a better look at the massive piece as well as more insight from Os Gemeos themselves on the reason for the buffing.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday February 15, 2012

  • Photo: Fire Extinguisher Tags in Brazil

    Nowadays it feels as though unless you're using a fire extinguisher, you're not really bombing hard. Take a look at this great collection of flicks of some savage fire extinguisher tags photographed around the streets of Brazil.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday February 15, 2012

  • F&@# The Buff: Os Gemeos Mural in Sao Paulo Painted Over

    Breaking news out of Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of Os Gemeos' giant figures painted on an architectural scale was recently covered over with grey paint. Apparently this buff has cause outrage from the street art community and Sao Paulo locals alike. This vandalism has made headlines throughout Brazil, however the twins have declined to comment as of...

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday February 14, 2012

  • Photo: Ise and Nunca Crushing the Highway in Sao Paulo

    This photo is unbelievable. These fill-ins are so solid and consistent they look like they were copy and pasted. Ise and Nunca VLOK crushing the highway in Sao Paulo, Brazil going back-to-back as far as the eye could see.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday February 09, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Photo of the Day: Finok and Ise Go Back-To-Back in Brazil

    Here is our 12ozProphet Photo of the Day. Graffiti writers Finok and Ise of the VLOK crew go back-to-back-to-back on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday February 08, 2012

  • Photo: Finok's Color and Imagination on Canvas

    Check out these flicks of some of Finok's latest paintings. The Sao Paulo graffiti writer and protege of Os Gemeos has certainly been maturing as an artists and coming into his own style. It's excited seeing his work develop and we're lucky to have one of his latest, and freshest, works adorning the walls of the 12ozProphet studio. More photos...

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday January 17, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Photo of the Day: São Paulo Police Showing Love

    Here is our 12ozProphet photo of the day. In our line of work, we usually try our best to evade run-ins with authority. This shot was sent to us from Brazil native and 12oz Blogger Finok all the way from the São Paulo Police Department.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday January 10, 2012

  • Video: Finok and Gueto from Sao Paulo to Barcelona

    Finok posted this video from his time in Barcelona, Spain. The young VLOK member is not only the most prolific bomber in Sao Paulo, Brazil but has taken his skills on the road. Here, along with Gueto, hitting streets, tracksides, and warehouses while narrating this 7-minute action packed video.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday January 10, 2012

  • Rest In Peace Dr. Socrates

    On and off the field, former Brazil star Socrates stood out above the rest. His elegant style and his deep involvement with politics made him a unique figure in Brazilian soccer. But he also was widely known for his heavy drinking, which eventually helped lead to his death. Grotesk reflects on his fond memories of the Brazilian Soccer Superstar....

    ©12ozProphet - Sunday December 04, 2011

  • Preview: Finok x Havaianas in South Beach Miami

    The 12ozProphet team has spent the past couple days down in South Beach, Miami working on our tans, taste-testing as many Cuban restaurants as we can find, taking in all the sights, and leaving our mark behind wherever possible. But it hasn't been all fun and games, 12oz has been working with Sao Paulo's most prolific graffiti artist, Finok and...

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday November 29, 2011