VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘No Comment’

"No comment." tells one story using two very different narratives . In spring of 2016, UTAH & ETHER set out on a 5 week holiday to Australia, but before the end of the second week their travels took an unexpected turn.  Utilizing the tête-bêche format, "No comment." gives intimate accounts of their Australian trip gone … Continue reading VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘No Comment’

REVIEW | Petro ‘Ismerockski’ at Le Fix Gallery, Copenhagen

As a graffiti writer, Petro is a name that leads to over 3 decades worth of introduction. Exploding with an original style and personality, the UK raised writer has lacquered a countless amount of work across his home base (and the world), with this distinctive addiction toward graffiti, streaming with influential energy at its tip. As an exhibiting artist, Petro's graphic style and enthusiastic colour has … Continue reading REVIEW | Petro ‘Ismerockski’ at Le Fix Gallery, Copenhagen

REVIEW | Bruce & Mina ’50/50′ at Martinez Gallery, New York

New York has been at city that has always been at the forefront of influence - within a number of significant global subcultures. As the echoes of CBGB's still ring out across music halls, Warhol's manipulations of art, with the foot stomping block parties following in the distance. Whether by design or the influx of outside sources, New York's … Continue reading REVIEW | Bruce & Mina ’50/50′ at Martinez Gallery, New York

REVIEW | Wall Writers | A documentary by Roger Gastman

The origins of graffiti writing, come in a number of shapes, sizes and urban languages, as most reference the time presented at the release of Style Wars and Subway Art, when graffiti found its colourful expressive nature. And while this expression has existed for many years before the era of Kase2 and Mare139, the decade prior is one which rarely gets … Continue reading REVIEW | Wall Writers | A documentary by Roger Gastman

VIDEO | The Grifters Code 6: Uber Freaks

ALWAYS CHOOSE LIFE. Loud, obnoxious, disrespectful, unnecessary, lawless, illegal. These are just some of the words, usually associated with the term: graffiti. A culture that is the under circumstances of an ocean of reasoning, supported by an ecosystem of individuals who live and breathe it's unquenchable lore. While some choose a casual approach, others bask in the … Continue reading VIDEO | The Grifters Code 6: Uber Freaks

REVIEW | The Grifters Code: Documenting Modern Day Graffiti Book by Good Guy Boris

d "I didn't do it, but if I did - I was drunk" The opening statement of The Grifters Code is a fitting one, when considering the brands infamous history in graffiti over the last half decade. Feverishly documenting the many facets and inner workings throughout the European graffiti scene, The Grifters founder Good Guy Boris (or President … Continue reading REVIEW | The Grifters Code: Documenting Modern Day Graffiti Book by Good Guy Boris

VIDEO | Rust86 x Montana Cans: Black

Italian writer Rust86 gets funky with a retro-futuristic production that blends influences from the old school New York graffiti scene with vibrant colours and jazzy flow. This piece structures a plain Montana WHITEOUT fill-in with a colorful ghetto background palette and fresh puppets. Enjoy the clean New York far cap outlines. RUST86 - MONATANA CANS … Continue reading VIDEO | Rust86 x Montana Cans: Black

VIDEO | Spray Daily presents Monochrome 036 with Rust86

In this episode of MONOCHROME we feature Italian graffiti writer Rust86, check it out! MONOCHROME is a series of graffiti videos, all with a black-and-chrome feeling, by Spraydaily.com. Simple short videos featuring one writer and three cans in each episode. One chrome piece on one clean wall by one selected graffiti writer for each episode. … Continue reading VIDEO | Spray Daily presents Monochrome 036 with Rust86

VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost In Asia’ Episode 12 – China Part 2

EPISODE 12 - CHINA 🇨🇳 PART 2 (SHANGHAI, BEIJING) LEGAL DISCLAIMER
 The Grifters Journal does not condone or promote any illegal activities including trespassing and vandalizing private or public property. We do not encourage people to break the law. The following videos, photos and text shown in this film are sent to us anonymously and … Continue reading VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost In Asia’ Episode 12 – China Part 2

VIDEO | Don’t Fence Me In: BNF and FEDUP Tale The Scenic Route

“Send me off forever, but I ask you please, don’t fence me in.” ATACK, DWANE, FRITZ and KLUE ride through the wide open country of New Zealand’s beautiful south island. Fuelled exclusively by a diet of pies, Tui beer and Ironlak, the group explore the stunning landscape and turn loose on the exotic variety of … Continue reading VIDEO | Don’t Fence Me In: BNF and FEDUP Tale The Scenic Route

LISTEN | Legends Thursday Podcast: Episode #95 – Good Guy Boris

Click here to listen or download Episode #95 Boris from The Grifters. Let’s talk about standards in graffiti media. We’ve all seen projects where people have half assed their way through something to do with graffiti media. Graffiti interviews that seem to be the same subject and weak questions. Camera footage that is fucked and … Continue reading LISTEN | Legends Thursday Podcast: Episode #95 – Good Guy Boris

VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost In Asia’ Episode 10 – Hong Kong

EPISODE 10 - HONG KONG 🇭🇰 
 Read the story of Utah & Ether in Hong Kong inside the book! Coming up:🇨🇳 Read The Fourth Walls review of the Probation Vacation: Lost in Asia Book here Get the book here UTAH & ETHER – THE GRIFTERS Click here for more from UTAH & ETHER via The Fourth … Continue reading VIDEO | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost In Asia’ Episode 10 – Hong Kong

REVIEW | Askew One ‘Post-Colonial’ / Beastman ‘Seminatural’ | Inner State Gallery – Detroit

Note: The Fourth Walls did not attend this show in person, only through images shown online Images by Daniel Isley (Instagram: @lifeofisley)  Provided by Inner State Gallery and 1xRUN The city of Detroit has gone through a number of social and economical changes over the last 50 years, from industrial decline to musical innovation, this eastern corner stone has always been … Continue reading REVIEW | Askew One ‘Post-Colonial’ / Beastman ‘Seminatural’ | Inner State Gallery – Detroit

REVIEW | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost in Asia’ Book

Images provided by The Grifters When it comes to the expanded world of graffiti, from all corners of the globe and the many styles that come with it, one of its key elements is the intent of visibility. Whether it be from one side of a city to the other, finding ones sticker, tag, piece … Continue reading REVIEW | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost in Asia’ Book