Stash (graffiti artist)

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Stash
Born
Josh Franklin

1967 (1967)
NationalityAmerican
Known forGraffiti, Spray paint art
MovementStreet art,
Websitemrstash.co

Josh Franklin (born 1967), known as Stash, is an American graffiti artist and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York.[1]

Biography[edit]

Stash started painting illegally on New York City's subway trains in the early 1980s, alongside other artists such as Futura and ZEPHYR. He exhibited at age 17 with pop artists Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and later continued on as a successful gallery artist.[2]

In 1989 he appeared as a Graffiti artist in the short film Slaves of New York.

By the 1990s, Stash began collaborating on product designs with high-profile brands such as Nike[3][4], Reebok[5], Casio[6] and A Bathing Ape[7]. He remains and active graphic designer.[8]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • 2009 Celeritas, SURU Gallery, Hollywood, group[9]
  • 2011 Blue Brooklyn, Galerie Issue, Paris, solo[10]
  • 2012 Brooklyn – Berlin, Galleri Jonas Kleerup, Stockholm, group[11]
  • 2013 NW20 Exhibition, BAPE GALLERY, KYOTO, group[12]
  • 2014 SPRAYED IN FULL, The Seventh Letter, Flagship Store and Gallery, Los Angeles, solo[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Out of a can and into the world's art galleries". Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Biography of Stash". Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  3. ^ "AIR ZOOM SPIRIDON STASH". Nike.com. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Watch STASH Discuss His Favorite Nike Collaborations". Hypebeast. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Everything You Need to Know About Stash's Reebok Question Collab". Complex. 27 June 2014. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Casio G-SHOCK Partners with Legendary Graffiti Artist STASH on Limited Edition Collaboration Watch". Casio.com. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  7. ^ "BAPE® x STASH". BAPE.com. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  8. ^ Hudson, Alexandra (24 July 2015). "Local Graffiti Legend STASH Began His Work on the Subway System". Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Exhibition Combines Street and Fine Art and Motorcycle Culture". Business Wire. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Stash "Blue Brooklyn" @ Galerie Issue Recap". Hypebeast. 22 May 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  11. ^ Fox, T.S. (31 January 2012). "Mode 2 & Stash "Brooklyn - Berlin" Exhibition Recap". Hypebeast. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  12. ^ "NW20 Exhibition @ BAPE GALLERY KYOTO". Hypebeast. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  13. ^ Bray, Arthur (31 March 2014). "Stash "SPRAYED IN FULL" Exhibition @ The Seventh Letter". Hypebeast. Retrieved 13 December 2018.

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