This past Friday, fromTheBronx, had the chance to catch the opening reception for "Remnant Memories", a gallery exhibition at TT Underground featuring new works by Bronx based graffiti legend and contemporary artist, Crash.
Crash "was first noticed through his murals on subway cars and dilapidated buildings, he is now regarded as a pioneer of the Graffiti art movement. His work is said to convey a
'visual link between street life and established society'." (Source: Wikipedia)
According to Crash,
"'Remnant Memories', comes from my leaning on my early paintings on the subways for inspiration for
my paintings on canvas throughout my career. The subways bring a rush of memories to mind, every time I see a photograph of that period and I felt a desire of honoring that time in my
The exhibit consist of customized aluminum canvases, constructed by world renowned artist, Metal Man Ed. All of the aluminum canvases seem as though they were directly cut from a larger
"piece" Crash finessed on many a subway car back in the day. The exhibit all features a group of watercolors and silk-screens which all pay homage to Crash's time on the
Remnant Memories runs from now until March 11, 2012. For more info, check out TT Underground's site HERE and CLICK HERE to view pieces available for sale!