April 10, 2015
Iconic graffiti artist and muralist John “CRASH” Matos
Has Donated Original Artwork to Toast Silent Auction!
John “CRASH” Matos
Born in 1961 in Bronx, New York. Lives and works in New York City.
John Matos known as “CRASH” affixes his mark on the trains of New York from the age of 13.
Since 1978, this pioneer of Street Art proceeds, without any difficulty, from trains to canvas.
This kind of art “underground” gains his recognition in the world of art when CRASH leaves walls and trains to expose at Sidney Janis and at the Real Art Ways gallery alongside with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.
Indeed, painting outside makes John realize that graffiti surpasses the mere production of letters or the pretext to…