Sharp, Vibrant color palette throughout. It is an Original One of a Kind piece of art. Please carefully examine all images for condition. LAVA I & II aka StraightMan (aka Alberto Mercado) , began graffiti writing in the 1970's, often on buses and walls as a way to mark the Black Spade's gang territory.Eventually his brother, KoolBreeze I, introduced him to the subway system and dubbed him Lava, borrowed from the brand of clean-up soap. He moved from the small time work he had been doing in the neighborhood and began to learn the lay-outs to the train yards and the back streets of the city. He was one of the first writers to Pioneer off the wall and on to paper by creating flyers for the early promotion of prominent DJ's and rappers. He is best known for his Broadway and bubble box letter style. Check out our other artwork auctions.
You never know what gems you might find! Each & Every Day We Strive for 5's. The item "GRAFFITI LEGEND LAVA I & II aka STRAIGHTMAN PARIS SUBWAY MAP URBAN STREET ART" is in sale since Friday, November 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "gagabee" and is located in Forest Hills, New York.This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand.