3 days ago
Monday, March 23, 2009
ABC crew speaks of Gangs and Graffiti in Chicago
"But the real start of Chicago graffiti came before the gang banger walls, when Angel Perez defected from his gang in Chicago, took a bullet in the knee and left for New York City. Returning in 1979, he called himself “Seen” and introduced a host of ideas for art in the Chicago streets, even painting gang banger walls for Joey and Georgie a few years later."
The Windy Citizen: Chicago Graffiti: Why Fight the Paint?