CRASH, ‘Untitled ’, 2019, Painting, Spray paint, wood and neon on canvas, GHOST GALERIE
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CRASH

Untitled , 2019

Spray paint, wood and neon on canvas
40 1/5 × 32 7/10 in
102 × 83 cm
.
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Location
Marseille
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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, ‘Untitled ’, 2019, Painting, Spray paint, wood and neon on canvas, GHOST GALERIE
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About the work
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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

Untitled , 2019

Spray paint, wood and neon on canvas
40 1/5 × 32 7/10 in
102 × 83 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Marseille
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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