A Violation

In the world of fine art, the pressure to intellectualise and explain away the depth of any piece or collection can be stifling. This need often leaves little room for experimentation between contemporary styles and artistic processes. In the case of graffiti art, however, the message has always been as mixed as the medium. Mint&Serf, the groundbreaking graffiti duo who spent much of the late 1990s through to the 2000s spraying and tagging their way through New York, has provided the concrete metropolis with a constant supply of raw, inventive imagery. Their latest exhibit at the Bleecker Street Arts Club, Support, Therapy and Instability, is further proof of how expression through paint is a necessity. Not just for the artists, but for New York itself. READ MORE