Posts Tagged ‘subways’

Artist of the moment………Lady Pink

 

 

Lady Pink is a pioneer for women graffiti and street artists. Lady Pink was born in Ambato, Ecuador in the year 1964. Her work often features subways.

In this clip Lady Pink explains how she got her nickname:

She began making a public rep for herself as a graffiti artist back in 1979. She grew up in Queens, New York.

Below we view a collaborative effort with Lady Pink and some college students:

Lady Pink’s government name is Sandra Fabara.

Lady Pink was part of former MTV! Raps host Fab Five Freddy’s movie Wild Style. This featured up and coming graffiti artist and break dancers from the New York City area. Fab Five Freddy is also an artist who enjoys working with mixed media.

Lady Pink is married to another graffiti artist named Roger Smith.

Price range information: Sorry none available. The artist works in acrylics.

The artist is part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of Art both located in New York City.

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Artist of the moment…………Street Artist Zenoy

 

Zenoy is a street artist from France. Zenoy was born in the year 1974. The artist style is to combine text with comics and other Pop art figures.

The artist started with graffiti back in 1988 using the tag “Awaisun” ┬áIn 1990 he changed his name to Zenoy, which he still uses to this day.

In the early 1990s he often work with other street artists making collaborative street art on the trains and subways of Paris.

Price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $10,000.

In this clip we view Zenoy at work at a collaborative work with Berthet One. Zenoy is the artist working on the text:

What a great example of the beginnings of Street art!

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