One dark and frigid Brooklyn night…

Artist: ND’A
Camera/Edit: Andrew Morton
Direction/Edit: Dan Gingold
Music: Forkses and Temple Rat

Steve Powers’ Love Letters in New York

A sample of the Style Wars extras, recently uploaded on YouTube. (Azi has more.)

From the Subways to Soho | Interview Magazine | January 1983

Famed Metropolitan curator HENRY GELDZAHLER: Did you have any idea about breaking into the art world?JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: No.HG:  But when I saw you, you were about 17 years old. You were showing me  drawings, that was 4 or 5 years ago… I was in the restaurant, WPA, in  Soho.JMB: Yeah, I remember.HG: So you already had work to show.JMB:  No, I was selling these postcards and somebody told me you had just  gone into this restaurant. It took me about 15 minutes to get up the  nerve to go in there. I went in and you said, “Too young.” And I left.HG: Cruel, but true.JMB: It was true at the time.HG: Were you furious?JMB: Sort of. I mean, too young for what, you know? But I could see, it was lunch time. “Who is this kid?”

From the Subways to Soho | Interview Magazine | January 1983

Famed Metropolitan curator HENRY GELDZAHLER: Did you have any idea about breaking into the art world?

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: No.

HG: But when I saw you, you were about 17 years old. You were showing me drawings, that was 4 or 5 years ago… I was in the restaurant, WPA, in Soho.

JMB: Yeah, I remember.

HG: So you already had work to show.

JMB: No, I was selling these postcards and somebody told me you had just gone into this restaurant. It took me about 15 minutes to get up the nerve to go in there. I went in and you said, “Too young.” And I left.

HG: Cruel, but true.

JMB: It was true at the time.

HG: Were you furious?

JMB: Sort of. I mean, too young for what, you know? But I could see, it was lunch time. “Who is this kid?

A gallery of VOTE street art.

Tags: art graffiti