Trike One

Lot Details

Lot 25
Trike One
Turkish/American, b. 1960
Untitled (Thrush Bird), 2012
Signed with artist's mark (lc)
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 inches

Also known as Turk One and LP 136, Trike One began writing graffiti in the 70s with the GND (Graffiti Never Dies) crew. Notorious and feared for his size and fighting skills, Trike One and his crew controlled Sheepshead Bay and were responsible for bombing the Coney Island trainyard, the biggest yard in Brooklyn. Returning to New York after college in the 80s, Trike joined RTW (Rolling Thunder Writers), alongside some of the best artists of the era, like Zephyr, Quik and Revolt. Trike One is still painting today, showing his artwork worldwide.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Minor rubbing at upper right corner.

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Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200

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Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs

Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10am EDT
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