Miami—October 5th, 2012— internationally re-nown graffiti artist – street artist “Blade” (STEVE OGBURN), also known as The King of Trains for having left his moniker on 5,000 NYC subway trains, will exhibit at Wynwood’s Adjust Gallery during the Art Basel from December 6-9.
He is the only living person since Warhol to make the cover of the Sotheby’s auction catalog.
On December 6th Adjust will be opening the Exhibit at 4pm til 9pm complimentary wine invitation only, only then doors will open till11pm to the public.
BLADE will sign the book “Graffiti Kings, New York City Mass Transit Art of the 1970s,” on December 7 at 7:00 p.m.
On December 8 at 7 p.m. people can watch BLADE create a work of art live to be sold immediately after. He will speak at the closing of the exhibit on December 9th. The event will begin at 4:00PM.
Blade has shown his art worldwide and his work has been included in “Art in the Streets,” an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Brooklyn Museum. Nowadays, instead of being chased by NYC transit police, he is pursued by art collectors, notably Europeans, Paul McCartey among them. BLADE began creating graffiti art in the early 1970s, during the infancy of what would grow to be a worldwide art movement. Blade was born January 23,1957.He began on trains in 1972. He painted his last train in 1984.
Adjust Gallery is at 150 nw 24th st in The Heart of the Wynwood Art District.
For more information please contact Aric Weis, Tel. 3054582801