The French urban publication Be Street has commissioned the English graffiti artist D*Face to design the cover for Be Street issue 9. The issue features all the big kahunas in street culture, including Travis Barker, Mark 'The Cobrasnake' Hunter, D*Face, Peach Beach, AC Slater, Paul Frank, Ray Barbee and 10DEEP.
Check out the official teaser for the issue, with music by drummer extraordinaire Travis Barker.
Implications - Graffiti is a growing artform in terms of consumption. While it was once a taboo, non-purchasable form of art reserved for "criminals" in the streets, it is now a popular, marketable artform that is represented on many products from magazine covers to shoes and sunglasses.
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