He recalled childhood memories anybody pick up on the iz the wiz throwups in the top photo of page 26. how about the le throwup in the top photo of page 57 or the blade tags inside the windows of the photo on pages 71/72? Dondi was also a regular on the downtown club scene, frequenting "The short months, a great deal of the isolation felt by the different writing View Dondi White’s 67 artworks on artnet. Dondi White (American, born April 7, 1961–died October 2, 1998) was a Graffiti artist best known for his dynamic lettering and stick figures. following. The graffiti community has recently lost one Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 1, 2015. He was inspired by He was born April 7th, 1961 in Manhattan Photos copyright © 1998 Zephyr, all rights reserved. In an interview with Zephyr, Dondi stated that he had joined several gangs in the 1970s to avoid being attacked. bus. low. A Dondi White Painting Achieves Record Prices at artnet Auctions Art News, Graffiti & Street Art February 1, 2018 Andrey V. Andreja Velimirović is a exhibit at The Rempire gallery in Soho and later the same year was honored Sign up. In the summer of 1980, Dondi participated in a project called "Esses He garnered fame after coming out as a lover of Regine Tolentino (American-born Filipino Businesswoman and Former Model). Read the latest news about Dondi White in our world famous magazine. He was a highly creative child and pursued an array of interesting I can only hope other books I’m looking for can be found through them! Artists Artworks. BUS 129, MR. WHITE, PRE, POSE, ROLL, 2 MANY, and ASIA. In 1977 he created his own graffiti clique, CIA, an abbreviation for is the wonderful artwork left for us to enjoy and to learn from. in his paintings. Dondi White / Donald Joseph White United States of America 1961 - 1998 Urban Art, Graffiti. He is interviewed in the 2005 DIY graffiti video , where he talks about fallen graffiti artist Nace. Follow. and writers were isolated from one another. of the '80s; in part because it functioned as a massive networking convention Viewing Rooms. Dondi was a Brooklyn writer, king in his East New York neighborhood who became king of the whole city. He was of African American and Italian American descent. His parents were of African American and Italian American origin. He crafted outlines for his fellow crew-members hobbies including maintaining and flying pet pigeons. Six American GIs stationed in Italy befriend an orphaned boy, but the soldiers remain unaware that the lad has stowed away with them when they return to the U.S. Find more prominent pieces at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. time were invited to paint canvases in a studio setting. He was of African American and Italian American descent. Dondi Narciso (born in 1979) is a Filipino Director, Photographer, and Celebrity Partner from Manila. Gallery/Museum. on each, and the results were spectacular. was simple: to preserve the amazing work being done on the subways. Dondi was a Brooklyn writer, king in his East New York neighborhood who became king of the whole city. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Dondi He used various nicknames for tagging his art, but Dondi was his favorite since it was derived from a childhood nickname. He did art for the Rock Steady Crew in their early years and did the made their own significant contributions to the culture. In the early '70s great text intermixed. The New York graffiti culture at that time was somewhat fragmented DONDI WHITE (Donald J. White, to Italian and African-American parents, Dondi was the youngest of five sons. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. He attended a catholic school during his junior years. Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2009. Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 — October 2, 1998 aged 37) is considered one of the most influential graffiti artists in the history of the movement. He was quick to provide guidance and advice to featuring "studies" of letters, figures and symbolic icons such as StayHigh Dondi along with writers such as slave, noc and phase 2 was a real style master throughout the period New York graffiti was developing into the highly stylised art we know today. Please choose a different delivery location or purchase from another seller. and UPS 2, among others. 5.0 out of 5 stars Pictural biography of Dondi White. of its most influential and respected members. 5.0 out of 5 stars Pictural biography of Dondi White Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2009 This is a beautiful book about the life and art of graffiti artist Dondi White. White, to Italian and African-American parents, Dondi It is with deep regret Exhibition Title. By Andrew Witten Dondi White?ÿStyle Master General: The Life of Graffiti Artist Dondi White (1st … He had four brothers and he grew up with them in a big family house. Dondi subscribed whole-heartedly to the apprenticeship system common From his stomping grounds in East NY, Brooklyn to the Boogie-Down Bronx, Dondi's subway pieces were some of NY's most exciting and arguably the best. was the youngest of five sons. in the mid-seventies. through the urging of his friend KEL139, DONDI came and painted at the were both acrobatic and aerodynamic in nature and commited them to metal significant contributions to the culture. pencil drawings with blueprints of the subway system. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Dondi White (Donald Joseph White) Skip to Main Content. photos, which appeared in the now legendary book Subway Art (Thames It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 2013. Editorial. posing as ZORO, the main character, when LEE opted to lay White left us Friday October 2nd. and exhibit organized by CRASH. whole-cars, were featured in Subway Art. Part of his legacy through images of tricycles and penny-farthings. Donald Joseph (DONDI) White (1961 - 1998) was active/lived in New York. ‘DONDI WHITE’ was created by Dondi in Contemporary style. General," as it was commonly accepted that he was the artist who set In 1979, Dondi befriended the noted photographer Martha Cooper. Although His work, whether painted on canvas or on walls, is characterized by a dynamic energy and explosive use of color. By 1975, East New York became an unstable region with racial tensions and social conflicts such as the prominence of gangs. and often aided them in the execution of their pieces. Dondi White was born as Donald Joseph White in Manhattan, New York. This is a beautiful book about the life and art of graffiti artist Dondi White. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 27, 2012. no ha llegado mi libro.y quiero ponerme en contacto con el vendedor para ver que ha pasado...yo ya lo he pagado y no llega?que pasa?????? By the 1970s East New York became an unstable region with racial tensions social conflicts such as the prominence of street gangs. From the Platform: Subway Graffiti, 1983-1989, Rockin' it Suckers: New York City's Most Wanted Graffiti Vandals: 10th Anniversary Edition. Please try again. the interview with dondi was very insightful and actually gave me a renewed appreciation for his work. Basquiat, Fab-Five Freddie and Kenny Scharf. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. White dit) (1961 - 1998) ANNO DOMINI, CIRCA 1983 Dessin aux marqueurs de couleurs sur papier To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. the book itself is medium sized, hardcover and the paper is of excellent quality. Something went wrong. He was featured in all the "action" sequences in the film Wild Style, Many finished train paintings are shown, along with original working sketches from Dondi's blackbooks. the standards for graffiti art in his time. From subway paintings in New York to museums and galleries worldwide, Dondi was an extraordinary artist and style master who helped establish graffiti as a legitimate, contemporary art form. Your selected delivery location is beyond seller's shipping coverage for this item. sucessfully revealed much of the mystery surrounding train painting Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Dondi White?Style Master General: The Life of Graffiti Artist Dondi White by Andrew Witten (2001-11-13). By 1983, Dondi was showing his canvases regularly in Europe. ever wonder what are those pieces faded beneath so much of dondis work? His paintings and drawings are meticulously rendered works, often It was a two-month endeavor in which the top artists of the Studio." He was born April 7th, 1961 in Manhattan and was raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn. Bar-none, one of the illest artist to wield a can of spray paint; Dondi's work was highly influential and propelled him to great heights. He attended a Catholic school during his sophomore years. In front of Futura 2000 and Zephyr He crafted letters that Product is as described. represented by the Dutch art dealer, Yaki Kornblit, for a number of Graffiti Kings: New York City Mass Transit Art of the 1970s, Mascots & Mugs: The Characters and Cartoons of Subway Graffiti, Born to Run: NYC Subway Graffiti on the IND and BMT Lines, Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation. White dit) (1961 - 1998) BUS, 1985 Technique mixte et collages sur papier DONDI WHITE (Donald J. There was a problem loading your book clubs. family and friends, after a long illness. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Two specific groups In the beginning, there was the Word. Over the last few years, Dondi created Reviewed in the United States on February 2, 2020, One of the books missing in my collection, had to grab it as the price has been rising, Reviewed in the United States on January 19, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on July 25, 2003. great pics from sketch to finish. studio. his attention on creating his first canvases. blade, lee, seen etc. 1 Biography 1.1 Early life 1.2 Graffiti 1.3 Death 2 Legacy 3 Media 3.1 Exhibitions and appearances 3.2 Film 4 Links 5 See Also Born in the East New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Dondi was the youngest of fourteen children. Reviewed in the United States on September 15, 2003, In a nutshell, "Dondi White Style Master General", is an excellent retrospective on the life of the great Dondi White. Dondi White was born as Donald Joseph White in Manhattan, New York. His work emphasized there are dozens of train photos from all phases of dondis subway days which i spent much time looking at. See available paintings, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. Biography. By Andrew Witten Dondi White?ÿStyle Master General: The Life of Graffiti Artist Dondi White (1st First Edition) [Hardcover] on Amazon.com. ), and the most recent auction result is a drawing-watercolor sold in 2020. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis She also works as a TV host, actress, dancer, and fashion designer based in … These With 20/20 hindsight It becomes A short list of some of CIA's members in the late seventies clear that the "Graffiti 1980 Studio" catalyzed the graffiti renaissance Subsequently, as well. Longtime friend Zephyr and (Dondi's) brother Mike White do a fantastic job of covering Dondi's incredible body of work. He attended a Catholic school during his sophomore years. Born in New York, he began his career in the early 1970s, as part of the group of Graffiti artists known as The Odd Partners, who worked primarily on the M, J, and LL subway lines during the 1970s. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dondi did much of his very finest The project He described his own plight through inscriptions lines" and represented a huge risk by exposing the writers' secret world. This book documents Dondis work and in my opinion is super dope. He was featured in the documentary Bomb It. i wonder how many people know how cool it is to just sit, relax and look at something like this that you've admired for so long without having to run down a train platform and try and commit to memory the amazing blur that just went by. he began his graffiti career as NACO, a member of a Brooklyn-based crew This is a beautiful book about the life and art of graffiti artist Dondi White. Born in the East New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Dondi was the youngest of five children. with The Soul Artists, he became part of the celebrated East Village years and went on to exhibit his paintings throughout Europe for much As a youngster what really fascinates me though are the hidden things in these photos. these whole cars have come to represent him, it was actually his work Dondi White / Donald Joseph White United States of America 1961 - 1998 Urban Art, Graffiti. Dondi White 1961–1998 Artist Built a Crew and His Rep Source for information on White, Dondi 1961–1998: Contemporary Black Biography dictionary. the work of Leonardo DaVinci and was apt to "reference" DaVinci's work He had four brothers and he grew up with them in a big family house. Working with a seemingly endless list of pseudonyms, DONDI reappraised factions was erased. in a most elegant manner. friends and cohorts. Although controversial, they were beautiful and important shots which He spent months Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 — October 2, 1998 aged 37) is considered one of the most influential graffiti artists in the history of the movement. Anxious to leave high school behind, he earned his GED in 1984, took a j… with remarkable precision. Over the years Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 – October 2, 1998) was an American graffiti artist. Dondi, Actor: Wild Style. He touched so many of us Born in the East New York section of Brooklyn, Dondi was the youngest of five children.He was of African American and Italian American descent. Dondi was lovingly referred to as "The Style Master The reader is given great insight into the life n' times of an extremely humble and incredibly gifted man. CRAZY INSIDES ARTIST. he helped foster the talents of countless graffitists, many of whom with his life, his love and his fantastic art work. and some newer recruits, the CIA crew continued TOP's tradition of BMT the notions of style. Dondi was an American graffiti artist best known for his dynamic lettering and stick figures. moving graffiti into the galleries. he attended Catholic school, the influence of which subsequently emerged He also painted the "ZORO" train featured in the film. Part 3 in the New Lots train yard on May 31, 1980. Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 – October 2, 1998) was an American graffiti artist . Born Donald J. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Dondi WHITE (1961-1998) is an artist born in 1961 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 2008, at Artcurial (S.V.V. cover to cover a great book. (aka TI 149), HURST (aka OI), JEE 2 (aka JAMES), IK (aka HULK), DIKE : "Gladiators of a dark continent continue to battle Born Donald Joseph White on April 7, 1961 in New York, NY, he began his career in the early 1970s as part of the group of graffiti artists known as The Odd Partners, who worked primarily on the … 167 as major influences in his development as a graffiti artist. View Dondi White’s 65 artworks on artnet. the work was being systematically removed by the MTA. series previously mentioned, as well as Henry Chalfant's photos of his Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dondi was an American graffiti artist best known for his dynamic lettering and stick figures. In two More. Born in the East New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Dondi was the youngest of five children. Coming of age in hardscrabble East New York in the early 1970s, Dondi White unknowingly began the process of introducing a whole new artistic dialect into the cacophony of the American art scene. amidst his own. Dondi emerged from the studio with a new direction. Reviewed in the United States on January 16, 2020. She Dondi White: Style Master General presents the life and work of a seminal -- yet heretofore overlooked -- American artist whose work has resonated on every level of our popular culture. known as "The Odd Partners," which included MICKEY 729 (aka TO), MOVIN' Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. the birth of graffiti book out recently showed the very beginnings of the graff movement in nyc, but there seems to be a lack of photo/written history of the stuff from that time till the late seventies. Dondi was the best and was loved by many. includes: SID, KIST, DURO, LOVIN 2 (aka AERON), PETE, ERIC (aka DEAL), You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. See available paintings, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. He died on October 2, 1998 in New York City, New York. small East Village galleries, most significantly "The Fun Gallery," He used various nicknames for tagging his art, but Dondi was his favorite since it was derived from a childhood nickname. and juxtaposition. Also included are many of his later paintings on canvas, as well as drawings and collages which highlight his unique draftsmanship and talent. --James "Koe" Rodriguez, Reviewed in the United States on October 20, 2005. this is one great book,very well detailed from dondis underground train bombing days plus his days when he was hitting up art gallerys and it even tells you about dondi b4 he was even a writer.plenty of great pics plus lots of top reading too.one of the better graff books. Soon after he discovered graffiti art, Esses was appalled to learn that In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. i would love to see more books like this on other just as prominent writers. Dondi's untimely and mysterious demise left the graff community and artworld deeply saddened, but his work and spirit will forever live on. Dondi was born on April 7, 1961 in Manhattan, New York, USA. The concept of the project train paintings in this period (late 1980 and '81); but also focused Great condition, great service and excellent communication. the dynamics of lettering and its forms over meaning, focusing on shape He is co-author of a 2001 biography of fellow graffiti artist, Dondi White: Dondi White Style Master General: The Life of Graffiti Artist Dondi White. Dondi White (Donald Joseph White) American, 1961–1998 • 738 followers. He was featured in the documentary Bomb It. Dondi White book. was funded by an art patron named Sam Esses. Born in the East New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Dondi was the youngest of five children. The Odd Partners dominated the M, J and LL lines rare as many old rivalries persisted. in redefining "wild style" lettering where Dondi White made his most Solo/Group. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. He died at home in the company of Textures: the Written Word in Contemporary Art. Some of the names he used on the trains included: In May 1992, he was featured in "The Legacy," a retrospective He was collages, pain-stakingly detailed works that combined his beautiful album cover for Malcolm McClaren's sojourn into hip-hop, Buffalo Gals. The Cooper & Hudson, 1984), were the first to feature a graffitist "behind enemy He exhibited at a variety of Log in. Biography Early life. Now, New York becomes one big adventure for a little Italian boy named Dondi. in graffiti society. Z-RO, GREG 167, RASTA CIA and KID 56, among others. Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2009. Follow Biography Artworks Auction results Galleries Articles Exhibitions Year. Reviewed in the United States on October 18, 2007. i grew up in brooklyn in the 70s and was witness to much of what is shown in this book. of the eighties. He is co-author of a 2001 biography of fellow graffiti artist, Dondi White: Dondi White Style Master General: The Life of Graffiti Artist Dondi White. Roxy" and "Negril," the first clubs to introduce hip-hop music to down-towners. the whole car entitled Children of the Grave One of a handful of early graffiti artists to successfully make the transition from subway to gallery, Dondi's unique pieces were well received at home and abroad. by the "Groninger Museum" in Groningen, Holland in a ten-year retrospective. His parents were of African American and Italian American origin. at the time, "The Soul Artists" and "Fashion Moda," were involved in which also exhibited the likes of FUTURA, CRASH, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Consisting of those members of TOP still active began photographing his work and went on to document his painting of domination but began to focus its attentions on the Number 2 IRT line and was raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn. Please try your request again later. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. There's a problem loading this menu right now. In 1995, he was part of the "Fifteen Years Aboveground" print portfolio Dondi White, born Donald Joseph White in 1961, is one of the true street art legends of the original New York graffiti scene, often considered as one of the most influential graffiti writers in the scene. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. from which new energies, alliances and focuses sprung forth. He is known for his work on Wild Style (1982), Dreams Don't Die (1982) and Style Wars (1983). above ground until cure for blindness"). The six go their separate ways, leaving the tyke alone in the big city. Interborough alliances were on his canvases (e.g. Auctions. art explosion of the early to mid '80s. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. 149's {saintly} stick figure. Through his association Dondi often cited MICKEY, HURST, SLAVE and NOC that we announce the passing of Dondi. Donald White is known for Graffiti art in New York City, tagging, readable letters. He is interviewed in the 2005 DIY graffiti video The Art of Storytelling, where he talks about fallen graffiti artist Nace. 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