Originators ’11

04.19.2011

ART & DESIGN

Regarded as one of the most influential artists to come from the subway art scene, Lee Quinones has done everything from racking paint to having his work featured in galleries. Here, he takes us through his Brooklyn studio, reviews his recent work and talks about his definition of “art.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/freshseth Seth Stephens

    Fab5 King Lee…living legend. “Forget the TV – I’d rather hit the streets and do graffiti…”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rovon-Joseph-Marion/516650191 Rovon Joseph-Marion

    I wanna buy some of his stuff, holy!

  • http://twitter.com/OmarBoiz Omar

    I`m in ireland and i still see this guy as a ledgend.
    One of the few graff ledgend alive

  • http://www.facebook.com/jonnie.cheatham Jonnie D. Cheatham

    His Art resonates in me/with me!!..When he said the ‘Ethics’ was dead or dying, he hit home, because it has died!..Without ethics, nothing lasts, it may manifest things; but they shall not last!! As with People, they will not last!~! ..Great Heart N Mind!!

  • Anonymous

    My Inaugural comment on this site….proud to lay it down for LEE; cold legend! That ‘Honest George’ piece is mindblowing!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/manoelnetomane Manoel Antunes Martins Neto

    Muito bom o trabalho, pena que não consegui entender o que disse, pois não vi qual é o conceito da obra. Mas muito bom.

  • Amar Menes

    I love the concept for his pieces and how he brought it alive though imagery. I appreciate aesthetics from any artist whether entertainer, painter or writer as long as it has a significant message behind it. Plus, he gets another ten points for being from Brooklyn.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Stelio-Guta/100001965588224 Stelio Guta

    FINE.

  • Anonymous

    DOPE!!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/paul.tidwell Paul Tidwell

    all the way back to Beat Street.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Devaughn-Hughson/585300575 Devaughn Hughson

    Dope … just checked out the “art in the streets” at MOCA in LA some of Lee’s art was being shown. Good piece!

  • http://www.facebook.com/AB.seven Abe Ab Seven Rodriguez

    we met at mono riterment patty iam, seven7 iam proad of what your doing for yourself..i think it has paved the way thankyou. iam writing abook about living the life of a gang member a graffiti artist and dj back inthe very early 70s.can you suggest who would be interested in publishing abook like that. if you can help i would appreciate it plus you would get credit of course yhe book is from 1975 going back to the 1940s the puertorican stuggle please email me djabseven@yahoo.con thank you my fellow artist peace

  • http://www.facebook.com/humanitari Humanitari Leandro

    Sweet

  • http://www.facebook.com/angelina.gammage Angel Gammage

    Ive seen his work before but i can’ rember where or how….

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