Mainstreaming the tag
Vogue online is getting into the romance of tagging the New York City skyline now. They are celebrating these 6 taggers which you can read about in the article. Vogue has even taken to calling them artists so who knows? I guess we will be seeing a “tag line” of fashion wear from a major designer. Coming soon to a design house retailer near you. Zexor is the guru of speed-tagging.
This is one of the more artistic tags. It also seems to be in a spot so dreary, that a common tag is an improvement. Mostly, even a well done tag can look pretty ugly in lots of places.
As graffiti evolves from a renegade act into a respected art form in its own right, with splashy museum shows and legal murals commissioned from street-art stars, a group of New York artists is pushing the once outlaw practice further underground. “The culture is about ‘Ups,’” explains one such tagger, the renowned Brooklyn artist Cash4 […]