News — 1999

Graffiti.. From cave walls to gallery walls

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Graffiti.. From cave walls to gallery walls

  Since the dawn of human civilisation, forms of graffiti have always taken place. Right from carvings in caves, to Ancient Greek and Romans rebelling and protesting poetry across street walls. Deriving from the Greek word ‘Graafian’ the art form has taken the world by storm and played a crucial role in modern art. During the 60s the rise of the art form started to take off as ‘tags’ became more common in subways and other popular areas of New York. Throughout the early phases of modern graffiti, graffiti artists or ‘taggers’ as they were known as, were typically part...

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Prince will always reign over us..

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Prince will always reign over us..

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota of 1958, the worldwide singer-songwriter Prince had taken the musical culture by storm with his massive talents in integrating all different genres of music. From funk to pop, he could play multiple instruments including the electric guitar, drums, clarinet and even the acoustic piano. At just the age of 19 the young and talented musician got signed to a recording contract with Warner Bros. Records, helping to shape him into the Prince we all knew and loved. Soon after, he went on to produce some of his most well-known records including Dirty Mind, 1999 and even...

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