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"Resent Works by Colombian-American Painter MICO: The Anniversary Series: 9-11-01"
2002-01-02 until 2002-03-02
Bronx Supreme Court
USA United States of America
Each work in this series has to do with a real event, personal or not,
local, national or international, that took place or will take place on
a particular date. The Anniversary Series celebrates, commemorates or
reminds us about that event. Starting with the numbers that make up the
particular date of the event, the artist has unlimited possibilities to
create an infinite number of designs, each design uniquely original as a
result of the unique date involved.
Why is it that Aerosol Art continues to be put down by the U.S. Media and the Art World by branding it Graffiti- Look up the meaning of
the infamous G Word in any dictionary and youll discover that it really means to scrawl. Yet, no writer has Ever referred to his or her
works as scrawlings but instead, they refer to them as Pieces or Masterpieces. Why do the powers that be continue to advance the myth
that this original american art form as we know it, breeds crime and mayhem in the communities in which it appears- All of this and
more while people all over the globe continue to accept Aerosol Art as an art form-
I was very lucky to have been at the right place at the right time. It is
both a privilege and an honor to have been a part of The Pioneering
Generation of New York City Aerosol Art, 1970 - 1972.
I retired from public surfaces in the Fall of 1975.