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06.19.14 Sophie Weiner

Digital sticker brand Hi-Art are launching their new app today, which will feature a ton of free “sticker” emojis designed by CLAW, Ron English, Ghostface Killah and many others. Founder and CEO Nico Dios , who was part of the New York grafitti crew Irak, writes: Today’s youth are not represented properly by cute bears, […]

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10.09.13 Bucky Turco

There’s all sorts of theories on why Banksy’s NYC-based Better Out Than In work is getting stomped out so quickly. According to one “graffiti historian,” writers don’t like Banksy’s art because he’s “pandering to the mainstream.” But that’s not it, graffiti has always attempted to poke its stick into the mainstream, even while its participants–for […]

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08.05.13 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished piece. This week, New York graffiti bomber turned fashion designer CLAW talks about her process for designing and installing the window displays at Lord and Taylor on Fifth Avenue. Usually I never work with a sketch or a completely planned out idea, but […]

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08.02.13 Bucky Turco

“I’m so excited to be on Fifth Avenue,” says CLAW gleefully to me as she stands outside of Lord and Taylor on Thursday evening. The graffiti bomber turned fashion designer was waiting for the luxe department store to unveil the backdrops they commissioned her to create for their main window displays. Moments later, one of […]

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09.24.12 Bucky Turco

In one of the more unusual collaborations between the graffiti world and a commercial industry, here’s the NASCAR truck with custom graphics by famed New York City vandal turned legit designer CLAW Money. It was created in partnership with protective gear maker Alpinestars to help raise awareness for breast cancer. The livery will adorn notorious […]

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02.10.10 Bucky Turco

After surviving the veganless hell that was Rikers Island and doing another six months in Boston, Danielle Bremner aka UTAH aka the globetrotting female graffiti writer who wreaked international havoc is FREE! CLAW asked her a bunch of questions about graffiti, jail, and her future plans, like blogging! Now that she can proudly show off […]

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08.20.09 Bucky Turco

Former vandal, fashion person, and all around rabble-rouser, CLAW, has a spiffy new website design. The customized social networking icons and Bloomingdales rip is a nice touch. Go see. |ClawMoney| […]

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06.12.09 Will Sherman

A word of warning to vegan graffiti writers: don’t get caught in New York City. Graffiti bomber turned designer CLAW paid a friendly visit to UTAH, who is recently incarcerated on Riker’s Island, and twitters: “She said it’s not so bad, like a ghetto sleepaway camp. Suave shamps. She is starving b/c she is vegan. […]

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05.07.09 Will Sherman

Tomorrow night, CLAW, the famed graffiti bomber turned fashion designer, opens “Spray It, Don’t Say It,” a solo show of her aerosol art at Eastern District in Bushwick. The exhibit opens from 7 to 10 tomorrow through May 12th at 43 Bogart Street. Get there early enough and enjoy the vodka courtesy of hallucination inducing […]

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