Michael (Tracy 168) Tracy
Michael (Tracy 168) Tracy is active/lives in New York. Michael Tracy is known for graffiti, street art painting, "monstercolors".
Self-portrait stencil, 1998
Biography Michael (Tracy 168) Tracy
Michael Tracy, AKA TRACY168, one of the original creators of the art form called "graffiti," studied at the institute of Higher Learning, better known as the Lexington I.R.T. His canvas was the subway car and his pallet various cans of spray paint.
"The best year for graffiti was 1973," he ruminates. "Styles were coming out. We got into this thing with colors. First it was two colors, then three colors, then four. What makes me a powerful artist, " he states, " is that my paintings are alive, strong and very bright. The color combos make it. Balance: each color as strong as it is enhances the color beside it, going back and forth. Giving style and balance and movement, that is what makes a good artist."
"After the colors," TR
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