Taki 183 and Blek Le Rat Cross Paths in Cleveland
UP managing editor Emma Riva covers the historic meeting of Taki 183 and Blek Le Rat that took place not in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, or London, but in the city of Cleveland, Ohio and reflects on what this means for graffiti’s place in art history and in her own personal journey as an art writer in the Rust Belt.
The Boys from the Heights at Graffiti HeArt
Graffiti legends Mike 171, SJK 171, Taki 183, JEC *, and Henry 161 headlined a three-day event at Cleveland’s Graffiti HeArt. Read what happens when Cleveland gets some of the classic Washington Heights grit and hospitality.