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A contemporary of Keith Haring and a modern-day master of this present day art form of graffiti, Crash (John Matos) shoots his metaphorical arrows into art galleries, subway cars, and dizzying flashes across concrete walls.  His work is intended to be a statement in time and space that celebrates the movements and change of an ever changing world. His work is a direct descendant of the Roman wall-scribes, but he strives to evolve this inherited gift back to its simplest form: "tagging," leaving his name.  Great artists sign their names on the paintings they leave behind, in this new/old incarnation the artist leaves just his name.  A reduction of unadulterated form; or "refined" art.

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About  Crash

Born:  1961 - Bronx, New York City
Known for:  mod imagery, graffiti, printmaker