CRASH, ‘Metropark Print ’, 2006, End to End Gallery
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CRASH

Metropark Print , 2006

Screen Print on Archival Paper
25 × 19 in
63.5 × 48.3 cm
.
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Location
Hollywood
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About the work
Provenance
End to End Gallery
Hollywood

MetroPark Exclusive Release

All Inquires will be considered

Medium
Condition
Excellent Condition - Stored Flat
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Not included
CRASH
American, b. 1961
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Coming of age in the Bronx in the 1960s and ’70s, John “Crash” Matos first picked up a can of spray paint at the age of 13 to cut his teeth as a graffiti artist by “bombing” the subway trains in the New York City rail yards. He has not stopped since. His bold, blocky signature—CRASH—greeted subway riders in the 1970s and ’80s, New York’s economically dire, artistically fertile days. By the 1980s, with the embrace of his work by galleries and at the urging of his friend and contemporary, Keith Haring, Crash was translating his explosive outdoor murals to the canvas’s more contained plane. He remains busy with commissions and collaborations, claiming that his future holds “more work, more painting, more strats, more walls, more lobsters, more steaks…in other words more living to do.”

CRASH, ‘Metropark Print ’, 2006, End to End Gallery
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About the work
Provenance
End to End Gallery
Hollywood

MetroPark Exclusive Release

All Inquires will be considered

Medium
Condition
Excellent Condition - Stored Flat
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Not included
CRASH
American, b. 1961
Follow

Coming of age in the Bronx in the 1960s and ’70s, John “Crash” Matos first picked up a can of spray paint at the age of 13 to cut his teeth as a graffiti artist by “bombing” the subway trains in the New York City rail yards. He has not stopped since. His bold, blocky signature—CRASH—greeted subway riders in the 1970s and ’80s, New York’s economically dire, artistically fertile days. By the 1980s, with the embrace of his work by galleries and at the urging of his friend and contemporary, Keith Haring, Crash was translating his explosive outdoor murals to the canvas’s more contained plane. He remains busy with commissions and collaborations, claiming that his future holds “more work, more painting, more strats, more walls, more lobsters, more steaks…in other words more living to do.”

CRASH

Metropark Print , 2006

Screen Print on Archival Paper
25 × 19 in
63.5 × 48.3 cm
.
Sold
Location
Hollywood
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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