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Bronx Graffiti Artists Help Remake The “Classics”

The Burn Rubber Sneaker Boutique in Tampa, FL, the area’s first official sneaker boutique, looked to Bronx graffiti artists for authentic graffiti designs for Reebok sneakers (youtube screen shot)

Sneakers, break dancing, and graffiti…  oh my!! In 1983 when the south Bronx was exploding onto the scene of urban culture so too did the Reebok Classics – along with a group of gusty Bronx graffiti artists bombing train stations and walls around the city.

Tampabay.com wrote about an awesome event which brought together pioneers of the graffiti movement, including those from the south Bronx.  (For more on those graffiti artists see today’s WEEKDAY MAGAZINE)

Graffiti artists both old and new were invited to an art show at Burn Rubber Sneaker Boutique  in Tampa, FL which encouraged the artists to revamp the all white “Classics” into graffiti inspired artwork.

Read the full August 9, 2018 article by Maggie Duffy on TAMPABAY.COM…

 

 

 

 

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