Al Diaz and Basquiat rewrote the rules of street art before taking different paths: one as a hard-grafting musician, the other as an iconic artist. Both would be ravaged by drugs. Four decades on, the story is far from finished.
When photographer Lee Kirby stumbled across a bedraggled man in designer clothes, he found himself opening a pandora’s box that would change his life. But for Lee Trosclair, renegade-turned-muse, the story is just beginning.
To celebrate a decade of self-rule, we caught up with icons who personify the spirit of independence. To kick off the series, countercultural figure Shepard Fairey shares the key to balancing commerical pressures with DIY values.
GOUCH is a beautifully shot documentary about New York graffiti culture and one's man drive to leave a legacy within it. Huck spoke with filmmaker Raul Buitrago and graffiti writer Gouch about the challenges of writing graff history.