Check Out 25 Box Trucks From Wane COD Circulating Through New York City
Today we are excited to welcome back infamous New York City graffiti writer Wane. He joins us with his most recent project as the Bronx-born artist has been doing box truck takeovers for the last decade. Right now you'd be hard pressed to spend a day in the city that never sleeps and not see a truck bouncing along tagged by Wane and his buddy Cash, as Wane estimates he has around 25 box trucks going through the city every day. Read on to get to know Wane COD and his now infamous box trucks, and be sure snag a print or piece of original artwork from his latest release The Takeover now...
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ABOUT THIS ART
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Born in the United Kingdom’s West London, Wayne is of West Indian descent and lived in England and Grenada until he was 7 years old. In 1978, Wayne’s parents brought their 2 sons to the U.S. and moved to New York City’s North Bronx. The elevated tracks soon caught Wayne’s eye and he slowly became obsessed with watching and admiring the many great graffiti writers of the late 70’s and early 80’s.
In 1983, Wayne became ‘Wane One’ when he painted his first train. This was the beginning of a lifelong love for graffiti and the culture that surrounded it. Subway cars and train walls were his favorite canvases. He had an unquenchable thirst for painting his pieces onto these metal surfaces, thus transforming them into mobile works of art. Other writers knew his style was significant and a bond was quickly established with many serious subway painters. In 1988, Wane started experimenting and exploring other medias, such as painting with acrylic on canvas, denim jackets and jeans. He then began airbrushing onto t-shirts, which became popular in his neighborhood and gave Wane his first taste of being an entrepreneur. Wane was also one of the first writers to make the transition into Graphic Design and has designed logos for hip-hop groups like Gangstarr, Jeru the Damager and Group Home. Presently, Wane divides his time between painting, running his company Writers Bench, designing for Sean John Menswear, Nike,and Reebok and traveling around the world. Wane still resides in the Bronx.
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