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John CRASH Matos
A 1970s subway graffiti veteran who made of one the most sucessful transitions from subway painting into the world of fine arts. We paid a visit to the aritist's studio in The Bronx and he was kind enough to sit down for an interview and share a bit about his history and creative motivations.

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