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06.15.15 Aymann Ismail

Over the weekend, a group of graffiti artists painted Boricua-themed pieces to kick off the annual Puerto Rico Day Parade festivities. The march may have started on 5th Avenue, but the celebrations spread throughout the city. Writers such as YES1, DARK, BIO, CRASH, RIBS, BG138, NICER, and ZIMAD descended on the walls (legally) at the […]

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09.11.14 Aymann Ismail

Subway graffiti pioneers CRASH and DAZE have just finished their collaborative mural on Mulberry Street for the L.I.S.A. Project. Both started painting trains in the mid to late 70s and by the 80s, were part of a small handful of artists who were able to transition from transit property to the galleries. To this day, they […]

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02.25.14 Peter Yeh

The MtGox Bitcoin Exchange is dead. Their website is a “sorry we’re closed” message. Yesterday they deleted all their tweets. Their old office is empty and their new office is a virtual office — a PO Box with a secretary. The sudden collapse of MtGox has left MtGox investors with nothing and cost 15% for investors on other exchanges in […]

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02.21.14 Peter Yeh

The MtGox Bitcoin Exchange is crashing and no one can withdraw. Prices, once above $1000, are now hovering just above $100, with 80% of the value gone in just 3 weeks. Some unlucky Bitlords are outside the MtGox office in Tokyo demanding their internet funny money. Suddenly MtGox announced they were moving offices. Too bad that […]

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10.31.13 Marina Galperina

The Fly pod, eXistenZ bio-ports and Naked Launch junk creatures, holy shit! Tomorrow, at the the Toronto Film Festival’s Lightbox, more than forty years of director David Cronenberg’s artifacts go on display. David Cronenberg: Evolution, parallels David Cronenberg’s evolution as a filmmaker with his longstanding fascination with the possibilities and perils of human evolution itself… Divided into three major […]

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03.15.13 Aymann Ismail

Just days after buffing the Martha Cooper tribute mural before starting on his own, CRASH worked on the Bowery mural for a few days and now he’s done. See him apply the finishing touches in our photos. (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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03.14.13 Aymann Ismail

We stopped by the Bowery mural earlier today to check on the progress. CRASH told us that the mural should be completed by Saturday. There were only a few people hanging around — all either CRASH’s assistants or photographers. Enjoy! (More photos in the gallery.) (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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03.13.13 Bucky Turco

The ever-changing Bowery Wall is about to switch hands again. After a bunch of old school writers surprised street photographer Martha Cooper with a tribute mural over the weekend for her 70th birthday, the mighty CRASH is now getting started. Born John Matos, CRASH is not only a pioneer of graffiti on subway trains, but […]

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03.09.13 Marina Galperina

Today is Martha Cooper’s birthday. In tribute to the stalwart graffiti photographer, LADY PINK, HOW, NOSM, FREE5, TERROR161, CRASH, DAZE, BIO, FREEDOM and other graffiti writers are currently working on this mural, to be finished later today. The mural was a surprise. They told Martha to come by 12 and there it was. “It’s more […]

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01.14.13 Bucky Turco

This evening, there was a major traffic accident on the Williamsburg Bridge. Actor, stuntman, and all around camera operator Dean Neistat witnessed it and managed to capture the shots of the aftermath. “I saw this car crash on the Williamsburg Bridge tonight,” he tells ANIMAL. Three cars were involved and according to him, “one flipped over,” but […]

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