Do you like street art? If you do, you’re probably familiar with the legendary Graffiti artist, Crash. His renowned style of curating art of complexity and subtle sophistication is what brought him to the world's attention.
During the 80s, Crash elevated graffiti from the subway trails to the galleries, taking it into the high art realm. His combination of American comic books and early Japanese anime resulted in a revolutionary style that won over millions.
Crash's work has been featured in numerous shows and exhibitions all over the globe, and his popularity continues to grow. As Crash himself says, "Graffiti was the missing component that helped me put it all together." If you're looking for an artist who blends the best of street art with the sophistication of fine art, look no further than the iconic Crash.
About the Artist:
Born John Matos in 1961, CRASH was raised in the Bronx, New York. At the age of 13, he began following the older teens from his neighborhood to the train yards and began bombing. Taking the name “CRASH” after he accidentally crashed the computer in his school, his name began appearing on trains circulating all throughout New York City. By 1980, he began transitioning from train yards to galleries, he curated the ground-breaking "Graffiti Art Success for America" at Fashion MODA, launching the graffiti movement that has remained very active through today.
About Tango Hotel:
Tango Hotel is an apparel brand founded by Richard Hilfiger, Al-baseer Holly and Stevie Williams. The founders built Tango Hotel with a foundation of living everyday as if it were their last, and continue to build their lives and legacies upon their nothing-to-lose, and nothing-is-unattainable mantra. The bi-coastal brand features men’s streetwear clothing and accessories designed around a permanent vacation lifestyle led by skaters, artists and musicians alike.