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BLADE│KING OF KINGS

200 EUR
190 pages
29.21 x 27.94 cm
Softcover
Language : English
Edition : Pijnenburg
ISBN : 9080941433
2009

A remarkable pivotal figure in the history of graffiti Blade’s successes as a graffiti artist are myriad. Blade’s artwork has been extensively collected & exhibited for over 25 years & has participated in over 75 select solo group gallery exhibitions throughout the world. Blade has also been involved in numerus symposiums, appeared in hundreds of articles, television features, magazine & journal publications & catalogues.
At the forefront of the subway graffiti art movement in the early 70s, Blade’s work is not only recognized as a significantly influential, but his lengthy career as a professional artist has warranted his worldwide notoriety & fame.
Painting over 5000 trains & evolving to new levels of subway & canvas graffiti, Blade has had exhibitions at the Whitney museum (2000) Cleveland’s Rock n Roll Hall of Fame (2000). A 1991 show at The Musse National De Monuments Francais numerous shows at the Groniger Museum, and dozens of shows in Europe & Asia. On October 28,1994, Blade was invited to the Groniger museum to meet the Queen of England, as she was attending the prestigious institution’s re-opening.