Lot Details

Lot 3
American, b. 1961
Spite, circa 1988
Inscribed To Siobhan - I Love You! From Andy (lr)
Marker on paper
9 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches

Zephyr, aka Andrew Witten, is both a graffiti pioneer as well as a gifted author and documentarian. He has co-authored a seminal biography on friend and graffiti legend Dondi White, and has been featured in the graffiti documentaries Wild Style and Bomb It. Featured here is a private work created for a then-girlfriend during the late 1980s. Its use of bubble letters and primary colors is both typical of Zephyr's work, and also speaks to the undeniable influence graffiti was to 1980's graphic design and commercial illustration.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The artist used "White-Out" correctional fluid in several areas throughout the work. There are a few very minor penpoint sized glue stains present at the lower right and lower left.

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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Doyle+Design / Street Art / Photographs

Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 10am EDT
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