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12.11.13 Bucky Turco & Marina Galperina

“I still have a VCR in my house. I have a computer that crawls. I’ve never owned a CD player,” graffiti titan Adam “COST” confesses to ANIMAL. “I’m not really of this time, but I like that. It’s representative of my work, as street art has gotten so colorful and perfected.” We interviewed COST for Monday’s Metro […]

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09.24.13 Marina Galperina

A delayed L train reveals a page from the autobiography of REVS. (Photo: Marina Galperina/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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06.13.11 Marina Galperina

French street artist/mosaic menace Invader recreated an iconic photo of REVS and COST for his solo show in La Générale, Paris. The sale of the artwork will benefit the production a new documentary about the two NYC graffiti legends. The exhibition features the artist’s latest — rubric homages to Ingres, Courbet and da Vinci. Filling […]

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04.12.10 Bucky Turco

Graffiti emperor, REVS, offers some solid advice by way of this remarkable sculpture. Photo: Luna Park […]

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02.23.10 Bucky Turco

While I’d love to pen a eulogy for the recently buffed COST and REVS graffiti that has adorned a massive wall above the High Line for time immemorial and rant about gentrification etc., there’s no need: it’s graffiti! Be happy that it lasted this long and hope the dynamic duo return to displace all the […]

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12.15.09 Bucky Turco

Even if you’re not a graffiti aficionado or never walked around the East Village before Tompkins Square Park had perimeter fences, chances are you’ve heard of REVS. He is, by far, one of NYC’s most talented, storied, and legendary graffiti writers to ever walk the streets. Between his tags, tunnel pages, massive rollers, sculptures, and […]

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05.06.09 Will Sherman

Legendary graffiti artist REVS recently installed a new sculpture on Water Street in DUMBO. Nearby another mural and sculpture, the new sculpture replaces a previous metal work, one of many pieces that disappeared off the street in a short period after the Times interview with the reclusive artist in 2005. As noted by photographer Jake […]

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