ZEPHYR - "What's up Lin" Drawing

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ZEPHYR - "What's up Lin". From 1987. Measures 14x11. Marker acrylic and Ink on paper.
Provenance: Ex Collection of Henk Pijnenburg.

Dubbed “The elder-statesman of graffiti” by the New York Times in 1995, Zephyr began creating graffiti in 1975 and first signed using the name "Zephyr" in 1977. He was part of the first wave of New York City graffiti artists to make the transition from applying graffiti to subway cars and buildings, to exhibiting in galleries. Zephyr is best known for redesigning his trademark name, “Zeph” or “Zephyr.” He is a veteran of New York’s FunGallery, which also included graffiti legends Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf.

 

 

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