News Tagged: Martha-Cooper

  • Video: A Primer on Martha Cooper

    Bates just posted this video onto his blog for 12ozProphet. It shows legendary graffiti photographer and 12oz blogger Martha Cooper talking about how she first got into photographing graffiti and what it means to her.

    ©12ozProphet - Monday October 17, 2011

  • Photo: Check Out These Dope Graffiti Painted Denim Jackets from Dondi to...

    A couple days ago West did a post on his 12oz blog about old painted Lee jeans that got us in the 12oz office reminiscing about our favorite painted denim jackets of all-time. We culled our archives looking for a few classics and posted a bunch of great ones below. The first three are from a recent post on Martha Cooper's blog for 12ozProphet and...

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday October 12, 2011

  • Book: Graffiti 365

    Graffiti 365 written by Jay Edlin is the newest book to tackle the ever-evolving topic of the graffiti world. This encyclopedic volume doesn’t discriminate between Graffiti and Street Art, giving both equal billing, organized alphabetically from A1one to Zilda. The 744-page book covers the vast scope of the culture from Taki 183 to the present...

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday October 05, 2011

  • Martha Cooper's Remembering 9/11 Showcases the Murals and Memorials that...

    Martha Cooper is the doyen of graffiti photography. With an ethnographic background from Oxford University, when she immersed herself in the world of graffiti she was more interested in capturing the culture, the characters, and the activity rather than just documenting the works that were being created. In her latest book, Remembering 9/11, she...

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday September 22, 2011

  • Film Premiere: Oustide in: Art in the Streets

    Catch the East Coast premiere of Outside In: Art in the Streets this Saturday in NYC. The film features a stellar line-up: Shepard Fairey, Lee Quinones, Swoon, Futura, Mister Cartoon, Revok, Martha Cooper, and Invader. Click to peep the trailer.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday September 16, 2011

  • T-world 7: New York tee-ser

    This one is for all you t-shirt fiends out there. T-world, the only T-shirt journal out there, will be droppin’ 200 page hardcover book documenting some of the illest tees to come out of NYC. In this video feature, T-world got to speak with some of the most known brands to come out of the New York City scene to talk about the evolution of the...

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday August 24, 2011

  • Revok x Rime upcoming Gallery.

    {image-1}Here are some photos from ROID MSK HA of some shots for the upcoming show with REVOK and RIME named PERSEVERANCE. They have been in Detroit for a couple weeks now, also painting the streets and abandoned warehouses etc. PERSEVERANCE opens August 20th at the KNOWN GALLERY. {image-2}

    ©12ozProphet - Monday August 08, 2011

  • Shepard x Martha in SOHO

    Our friend Martha Cooper caught up with Shepard Fairey (OBEY) and his crew yesterday over at Mott and Prince street. Here are some of the photos of Shepard painting his gold Lotus Blossom logo on that beautiful wall. More photos on Martha's blog here.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday July 01, 2011

  • Lui Bolin Disappears Again!

    Chinese artist Liu Bolin, once again disappears from the busy NY streets. This time along the 7th Ave, 9/11 memorial fence. According to Martha Cooper's blog, this was Mr. Bolin's last performance in the States. His assistants painted a suite perfectly to match the Tiles for America behind him, allowing Mr. Bolin to vanish into the...

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday June 28, 2011

  • JR: Staying Busy in NY

    Last week, JR put up a huge mural at the Houston/ Bowery Wall for the Native American Standing Rock Nation project. Martha Cooper was there for a few other installations and got these photos with the guys while they were at work. Check out the rest of the photos on her blog. He has also teamed up with the Bronx's Hunts Point Alliance for Children....

    ©12ozProphet - Monday June 27, 2011

  • A New Graffiti Film

    OUTSIDE IN: The Story of Art in the Streets A Film by Alex Stapleton OUTSIDE IN is a celebratory and historical look at street art through the lens of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s groundbreaking exhibition Art in the Streets. The film features renowned artists Shepard Fairey, Lee Quiñones, Swoon, Futura, Mister Cartoon,...

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday May 26, 2011

  • Martha Cooper: MoCA Mural, Birds of a Feather by Lee Quinones & A-Team

    12ozProphet blogger Martha Cooper just posted some new flicks from the MoCA event. Showing off Lee Quinones & A-Team and a behind the scenes look at the making of Birds of a Feather. So go over to her blog and check out the shots.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday May 10, 2011