Down By Law | New York’s Underground Art Explosion, 1970’s and 1980’s

Here is a great exhibition that pays homage to the roots of graffiti that opened last week at Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton, New York. Entitled “Down By Law”, curated by Sara Rosen, the exhibition includes pioneers of an art form which shaped not only the streets in New York but gallerys and for years to come we will witness there influence.

Artists include Charlie Ahearn, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Blade, Henry Chalfant, Coco 144, Joe Conzo, Martha Cooper, Cope 2, Daze, Jane Dickson, Dr. Revolt, John Fekner, Cousin Frank aka Ghost, Michael Halsband, Keith Haring, Eric Haze, Keo, Eric Kroll, LA2, Lady Pink, Greg LaMarche, Michael Lawrence, Chris Pape aka Freedom, Rammellzee, Carlos “Mare 139″ Rodriguez, Anita Rosenberg, Sharp aka Aaron Goodstone, Jamel Shabazz, T-kid 170, Dondi White, and Zephyr. (via)

2 thoughts on “Down By Law | New York’s Underground Art Explosion, 1970’s and 1980’s

  1. Just wondering what’s the deal with Wild Style.
    After recently reading Tracy 168’s comments regarding Wild Style the movie, hes not happy that his crew name was used for the title of the movie.
    Not one for gossip just curious thats all.

  2. HI Aaron I met you 30 years ago when you started tagging . I dated your sister Deadra Hall for a few years . I also knew your Dad Michael Goodstone. PLease reach out to me I see you have blossom into a wonderful Artist. Isaac

    isaac jordan

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