Writer Mode2 opens at Le-Fix Gallery

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013

Legendary writer Mode2 recently opened an exhibition at Le-Fix Gallery. He made all the art for the show on site. The pieces range from sketches to paintings. He gets down on his usual study of the black female anatomy. Other pieces reflect his days of writing as a graf head. Back in the day the chatter around the way was that he was a militant black man, famous for his scenes of black characters, but called racist when he refused to paint white ones. Before the internet, he pried the eyes open of a lot of kids looking for their reflection on the walls in Europe. Through publications like 12 oz Prophet, his work spread to the U.S. and made a lasting impact. Here are some flicks from the show, documenting his process and the final output.

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For more photos Henrik Haven

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