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Archival Pigment Print on 300gsm Fine Art Paper
18 x 24 Inches
RELEASE DATE: Feb 11 2014
This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Defer and 1xRUN.
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About this Art
The framing option for this RUN includes a 1 inch black wood frame with UV-glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.
"This piece was chosen specifically to being released to coincide with the Pow Wow event in Hawaii. The actual painting represents the unity of art and the human spirit. I also wanted to use a painting that captures the spirit of the Pow Wow event, which in itself is like a “cornerstone” (a foundational stone that connects two walls) that connects artists from around the globe with one another and with walls in the community.” - Defer
Iconic street artist, DEFER, amalgamates the urban landscape and the realm of fine art. Alex Kizu, aka DEFER, transcends his youth in Boyle Heights to share the influences of true street art within his own murals, canvases and prints.
As a pioneer member of the first generation of LA Graffiti crews, K2S, STN and KGB, Kizu’s influence on the Los Angeles graffiti movement is profound. Edified by early New York graffiti, and more importantly, the neighborhood “placaso” style, indigenous to LA; Defer culminates these experiences to define a unique native genre.
DEFER’s typographic work is viewed as lyrical and beautiful. Also known as a handstyle, this specific expression speaks to the credibility of the original graffiti crews in Los Angeles and now bridges to a larger audience. Currently Defer creates paintings that incorporate Japanese images with his handstyle resulting in exquisite art. - Brandy Shea Sweeney
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