BLADE - "Untitled #8" Acrylic Spray and Paint Markers on NYC Transit Map. Measures 23"x 32". 2011.
King Master visionary!Blade is more than a graffiti artist.
A remarkable pivotal figure in the history of graffitiBlade's successes as
a graffiti artist are myriad.Blade's artwork has been extensively collected
& exhibited for over 25years & has participated in over 75 select solo
group gallery exhibitions throughout the world!
Blade has also been involved in in numerous symposiums appeared in hundreds
of articles,television features,magazine & journal publications & catalogues.
At the forefront of the subway graffiti art movement in the early 70s,Blade's
work is not only recognized as asignificantly influential,but his lengthy career
as a professional artist has warranted his worldwide notiriety & fame.
Painting over 5000 trains & evolving to new levels of subway & canvas graffiti
Blade has had exhibitions at the Whitney museum(2000)Cleavland's Rock n Roll
Hall of Fame(2000)A 1991 show at The Musse National De Monuments Francais
(Paris France)numerous shows at the Groniger Museum,And dozens of shows in Europe.
& Asia.On October 28,1994,Blade was invited to the Groniger museum to meet the Queen of England,as she was attending the prestigious institustion's re-opening.