Widewalls Highlights 10 New York City graffiti Legends That Are Still Kicking (Ass)

Street art website Widewalls recently compiled this great list of NYC street art legends who are still active and kicking ass with their murals and graffiti.

Today we talk about big names in the history of graffiti art, more specifically about those big names coming from the never sleeping graffiti Mecca of New York City, the place where it all started. This list does not intend to be exclusive, nor definitive, as there are plenty of other extraordinary and legendary graffiti artists in New York, but stands as a reminder as there is no doubt that all ten of graffiti legends featured on the following list shaped the graffiti art movement as we know it today, and inspired generations of young street artists worldwide.

Check out the full article for more info on each artist.

Zephyr - Inventor of Numerous Styles Still in Use Today
Zephyr - Inventor of Numerous Styles Still in Use Today
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Phase 2 - Inventor of the Bubble Letter Graffiti
Phase 2 - Inventor of the Bubble Letter Graffiti
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Lee Quinones - Bringing Worldwide Attention to Graffiti
Lee Quinones - Bringing Worldwide Attention to Graffiti
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Kenny Scharf - Early Works Influenced by Hanna Barbera Cartoons
Kenny Scharf - Early Works Influenced by Hanna Barbera Cartoons
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Blade - Proud Owner of the Title : King of Graffiti
Blade - Proud Owner of the Title : King of Graffiti
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Daze - Important Member of the Renowned Group of NY Graffiti Artists
Daze - Important Member of the Renowned Group of NY Graffiti Artists
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Lady Pink - Out of Love Lost was Born a Legendary Female Graffiti Artist
Lady Pink - Out of Love Lost was Born a Legendary Female Graffiti Artist
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Cope2 - From Humble Beginnings to High Profile Clients
Cope2 - From Humble Beginnings to High Profile Clients
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Seen - The Godfather of Graffiti
Seen - The Godfather of Graffiti
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Futura - Keeping his Work Fresh After All these Years
Futura - Keeping his Work Fresh After All these Years
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