News Tagged: new-york-city

  • Video: Hennesy Youngman's Art Thoughtz "The Studio Visit"

    Hennesy Youngman, the guru behind the Art Thoughtz videos, has done it again with this feature on what to do when someone is coming to visit your studio.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday May 17, 2012

  • Preview: Doze Green "Luminosity in the Dark Rift" at Jonathan Levine...

    Doze Green's newest gallery show "Luminosity in the Dark Rift" opens this Saturday May 19th at 7 pm at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in Manhattan and runs through June 16th 2012.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday May 15, 2012

  • Busted: Markers Can Get You High... Especially When Filled with Cocaine

    Graffiti culture has a rich history of customizing markers to fit your needs but this dude took it to a whole new level. Officials at Kennedy airport have seized 16 pounds of cocaine hidden in markers, deodorant, and nail polish.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday May 15, 2012

  • HOTTEA Weaves His Way Through Williamsburg

    On a his first trip to New York City from Minneapolis, HOTTEA strung his signature tags in Williamsburg. Each piece was constructed out of yarn on chain-link fences at various sites.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday May 15, 2012

  • MCA "Gratitude" Rooftop Tribute Mural by Team Entree

    After the recent passing of Adam Yauch AKA MCA of the famed Beastie Boys we've seen a bunch of tribute murals painted in his memory. This one by the team at Entree Lifestyle was particularly moving.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday May 11, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Photo of the Day: Futura, Dondi, and Phase 2 Backdrop for...

    While searching for the perfect thumbnail for our post about Afrika Bambaataa we came across this great image from back in the day standing in front of a graffiti backdrop painted by Futura 2000, Dondi, and Phase 2.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday May 11, 2012

  • MoMA PS1 "Sunday Sessions" With Afrika Bambaataa

    Head out to MoMA PS1 this sunday for a three hour set by the infamous DJ Afrika Bambaataa to help celebrate Kraftwerk's extensive influence on modern music and art.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday May 11, 2012

  • Closing Party TONIGHT: Tom Gould and Anna Delany's "Two of a Kind" at...

    Tonight head to the Klughaus Gallery for the closing party of Tom Gould and Anna Delany's exhibition Two of a Kind billed as "An Evening of Blackjack and Cee-Lo" from 6-10pm.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday May 11, 2012

  • Preview: Ari Marcopoulos "Wherever You Go" Marlborough Gallery

    Ari Marcopoulos is known for capturing the everyday lives of the artists, musicians, and skaters, as well as his gritty street photography, including feverish amounts of graffiti. Head to his opening tonight at Marlborough Gallery in Chelsea.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday May 10, 2012

  • Street Artists as New York Nightlife's Core Figures

    In Disotecture part 2, street artists Keith Haring, Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf are described as some of the leaders of club design in the late 70's and 80's. On the gritty downtown NY stage, they were regarded as the people's artists of New York City, and subsequently turned into interior designers.

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday May 10, 2012

  • Beastie Boys by Cey "City" Adams

    Back in 1984, Cey Adams painted this sick piece for the Beastie Boys. Cey was the founding creative director of Def Jam Records and created the "old school" style lettering that spelled out Beastie Boys on the album cover of the 1983 release Cooky Puss.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday May 09, 2012

  • Music Video: Large Professor, Cormega, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano &...

    Music Video for Large Professor, Cormega, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Saigon track M.A.R.S. of Large Professor's upcoming album "Professor @ Large" which Drops June 26.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday May 08, 2012