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Sharp

American, b. 1966

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Sharp

American, b. 1966

Biography

One of the original New York City subway graffiti artists, Sharp (a.k.a. Aaron Goodstone) now produces acrylic, mixed-media, and spray paint works on canvas. With roots in Caribbean and Jewish culture, Goodstone incorporates text into his vibrant abstract imagery, including Greek, Hebrew, Egyptian, and Roman alphabets. Now based in Europe, Goodstone has said that his graffiti practice provided a refuge from the difficult social environment in which he grew up. His style has been described as “Techno Abstract Symbolism”.

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Biography

One of the original New York City subway graffiti artists, Sharp (a.k.a. Aaron Goodstone) now produces acrylic, mixed-media, and spray paint works on canvas. With roots in Caribbean and Jewish culture, Goodstone incorporates text into his vibrant abstract imagery, including Greek, Hebrew, Egyptian, and Roman alphabets. Now based in Europe, Goodstone has said that his graffiti practice provided a refuge from the difficult social environment in which he grew up. His style has been described as “Techno Abstract Symbolism”.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Dallas Museum of Art