0 ITEMS / 0.00 VIEW CART CHECKOUT
Image of IT HAPPENS EVERY SPRING

title: It happens every spring
artist: Niels Shoe Meulman
medium: Carbon acrylic on linen
frame: wood, black
size: 130 x 95 cm

Refers to the beginning of annual cycles like the baseball season and the appearance of girls with short skirts in Amsterdam, also known as ‘Rokjesdag’. The middle part says ‘each spring brings unexpected things but all remains a mystery'.

- - -

Niels Shoe Meulman is an internationally known artist and graphic designer. He is born, raised and based in Amsterdam and began tagging 'Shoe' in 1979.

In the eighties he met New York artists like Dondi, Rammellzee, Haze, Quik and Keith Haring. He then formed the Crime Time Kings with Bando from Paris and Mode2 from London. Together they gave graffiti in Europe its own distinctive style.

Shoe revolutionized the art of writing with Calligraffiti, an art form that fuses calligraphy and graffiti. His painting style can be described as Abstract Expressionism with a calligraphic origin. See more on calligraffiti.nl.

- - -

For further inquiries and prices please send us an email.