The beautiful and very talented O.G. Lady Pink started tagging Subway trains at age 16. She was not the first females to write graffiti, but she is credited with opening the doors for other female writers. From her subway cars to walls in NYC Lady Pink held her own! She is Incredibly influential and iconic for the female graffiti world!
Thirty years after Brian Rose first documented the vibrant streets of the Lower East Side with his clunky view camera, he returned to Orchard Street and Cooper Square in 2010 to see how the years had changed them.
Long before it was figuring into the plotlines of popular shows like Gossip Girl or luring in fresh-faced transplants with false promises of spacious lofts filled with likeminded creative types, Brooklyn was synonymous with the idea of hip-hop style.