© John "Crash" Matos. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Kablam
Date: 1990
Medium: Screen print and lithograph
Dimensions: 36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm) frame: 41 1/2 × 41 1/2 in. (105.4 × 105.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Estelle and Martin Karlin, 2009
Object Number: 2009-52
About: John Matos was born in 1961 and raised in the Bronx, New York. He adopted the moniker "Crash" while a teenager and in the 1980s, became involved with the transition of graffiti into an art gallery setting. In 1980, Matos curated Graffiti Art Success for America at Fashion MODA, introducing the style to a greater audience. In addition to exhibiting in numerous solo and group exhibitions, Matos has received commissions for luxury product design and mural installations.
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