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Sonic Bad & Ruse Bad - Sonic and Ruse

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Sonic Bad & Ruse Bad - Sonic and Ruse

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Acrylic on paper - Signed - without frame

Technique: Acrylic on paper
Signature: Signed
Condition: Good
Period: 2010-present
Title of artwork: Sonic and Ruse
Artist: Sonic Bad & Ruse Bad
Total dimensions (H/ W/ D in cm): 58cm x 82cm
Sold with frame: without frame

Sonic and Ruse collaboration on 2012 New York City MTA subway map.

Sonic and Ruse have been painting together since 2016. This collaboration features subway trains from the Graffiti era. Sonic using his colorful bubble letters and his character "subway gangsta" with an automatic pistol. Ruse with her colorful letters and her signature "Ruse Ghost" .

Size: 58cm x82cm or 23" x 32"

Signed and dated by artist.

Subway gangster is a character created by Sonic in the mid-70s.

Jesse Rodriguez AKA “Sonic”

Born and raised in New York City.

In the 1970's, during the time of Hip-Hop’s beginnings, when graffiti was relegated to tags and bubble letters, Sonic brought unique artistic elements to graffiti. Pioneering graffiti styles still used today. Sonic is regarded for his creation of the ribbon, folding letters and his aptitude for transforming letters into characters and figures. In the early 1980’s he painted the infamous “Revolution” and “World War III” top to bottom on NYC subway cars. His graffiti has been photographed by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant and showcased in many art books, magazines, movies, video games, fashion, galleries, and walls throughout the last four decades.

Sonic has made an indelible mark on the Hip Hop Culture.

He travel internationally bringing his graffiti culture, full of bold colors and original hip hop style, to countries such as Germany, Amsterdam, Indonesia , Spain, Italy, Singapore, Hong Kong, Belgium and throughout France, while still exhibiting in New York.


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