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Saber’s American Graffiti Flags

Arrested Motion once again managed to penetrate the inner sanctum of a seminal graffiti and fine artist, this time as SABER is gearing up for his solo show entitled The American Graffiti Artist. These reinterpretations of Flag, a piece created as a political statement in support of healthcare reform, are once again reimagined with drawn from graphical elements of LA graff.

It’s interesting to see that from the appropriation of a national image, these works are suddenly very geographically and art-historically situated. Once again, we are seeing that encroachment of graff into a new setting and with it, the shedding of old meaning and adoption of new symbology.

Photo Source: Arrested Motion

Does: Between the Lines Preview via Carl Allison

DOES (interviewed) just put us on to a promo shot by Carl Allison for his newest show Between the Lines opening at Rancho Notorious on the 14th. Really dope video, and a preview style that you normally don’t see for gallery openings:

Again, check out Digitaldoes for more information, and also a nice interview by Australia-based graff blog Invurt.

DOES, on his grind and keeping the works fresh, that’s what we like to see.