We don’t know, but this time around you can have your very own ‘Robbo’ above your living room sofa…, See this link for details of the recent Team Robbo Show at Signal Gallery, All content © 1985 - 2011 Robbo loves art for what it does to our senses, our minds and our hearts and he never tires of decorating our streets with his pieces. In 1985 King Robbo painted a large full colour graffiti piece called Robbo Incorporated on a wall beside Regent's Canal in Camden, London which was only accessible by water. He told us that prior to the opening of the Team Robbo show at the Signal Gallery in London in 2011, he had a few days off and had the perfect opportunity to paint over another piece by his famous rival, but was certain that it would just be perceived as a PR exercise rather than the pure pleasure that it is for him – so he will let that opportunity pass. See more ideas about Graffiti, Street art, Graffiti art. King Robbo created his first graffiti crew in 1984 and painted his first London train in 1985 and for King Robbo, graffiti was never about money or fame, but about freedom, creativity and making art where it is was not supposed to be. In 2009 however, the English stencil artist Banksydestroyed most of i… No-one can tell this man what not to do. Other trains followed, but the ‘Merry Christmas’ train of 1988, a joint piece created with Drax WD entered the national consciousness, when it appeared on ITV news and in the Independent. We know what that smile means… he is up to no good again. Over a pint at the pub, Robbo fires a smile towards the world as ‘Paint it black’ is played on the radio. It has been a long journey to get here and it was certainly never about money, but about freedom, creativity and fun. Over time, virtually all of his works had been gradually removed from London's trains and walls by authorities, except for this piece. His central passion in life reflects the same inevitable conflict…his love for making art where it is NOT SUPPOSED TO BE. A large full colour graffiti piece, called "Robbo Incorporated", it had over the years become the oldest piece of graffiti in London. It has always been about collaboration – in the arts, music and wild parties. Of course, he is slightly uncomfortable with commercial galleries, but after having seen the majority of his pieces disappear, Robbo is amused to witness the appreciation of his work rising on the art market. In 1985 Robbo painted his first train in London, a landmark in London’s graffiti history. That Robbo is ‘always bigger and better’ is a common saying in the scene. by Team Robbo All Rights Reserved Little did he know that he would still be working on it decades later… The below image is of the exact same piece in 2006. In 1985 Robbo painted his first train in London, a landmark in London’s graffiti history. By 2006, the piece had been heavily abused. Over the years it became degraded with a few small pieces of graffiti over the top. In 1985 15 year old King Robbo painted a graffiti work under the British Transport Police Headquarters on a wall beside Regent's Canal in Camden, London which was only accessible by water. London Grafitti Legend King Robbo Has Passed Away : In 2011, London graffiti legend King Robbo suffered a traumatic head injury and was put into a Protest ArtGraffiti ArtworkGraffitiTag ArtArtBanksy … With bold letters he attacks walls, then fills and blends and allows them to visually echo over rolling cityscapes. Your favorite graffiti writer is now right back on the scene, sparkling with energy and lust for what he does best. If you are ever lucky enough to meet the notorious graffiti artist Robbo – he is likely to overwhelm you with his presence – real, direct, adorable and intimidating all at the same time. You can see the piece above in all of its original glory. Perhaps the war is finally over, or maybe Robbo is moving on? Almost thirty years ago, in 1985, a London graffiti artist by the name of “King Robbo” threw this piece up in the Regent’s Canal tunnel in Camden. Back at school, Robbo began to spread the idea of graffiti and his first crew was created in 1984. Robbo has been involved for over 30 years in the art of graffiti and is now finally witnessing his passion becoming a part of art history – as the Victoria & Albert Museum starts to collect evidence of graffiti for future generations. Other trains followed, but the ‘Merry Christmas’ train of 1988, a joint piece created with Drax WD entered the national consciousness, when it appeared on ITV news and in the Independent. Scrawled, sprayed, tagged, the original was barely visible. Website by Prank Sky Media, VIDDY – TEAM REX EXHIBITION – TED BURNS UNLEASHED, LIMITED EDITION PRANK SKY PADS @ THE SIGNAL GALLERY – THE SELL OUT TOUR, LONDON 2011. Back in 1985, graffiti artist King Robbo painted one of London’s earliest pieces in a well known tunnel in Camden. Some images Creative Commons where indicated Nov 24, 2019 - Explore Juan Cabriales's board "king robbo" on Pinterest.
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