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Geishas and Graffiti

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HUSH is a UK-based street artist. He has a San Fransisco show coming up in November.

Hush is stimulated, influenced and driven by his cross cultural experiences. Having originally trained as a graphic designer and illustrator for 5 years at Newcastle School of Art and Design, his work has taken him across Europe and Asia, whilst simultaneously developing his prominence as a contemporary artist. Hush now resides in the UK but exhibits prolifically across the globe, with shows in London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Newcastle.Opus Underground. Read full article here.

Artist Website: HUSH

Huffington Post story (also for more photos of HUSH’s work): UK Street Artist HUSH, Blue Geishas And Graffiti Tags (PHOTOS)

Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches African literature. She received her doctorate at Duke University. She is the founder and editor of Brittle Paper and series editor of Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writer’s imprint.

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  1. Ali Altaf Mian June 10, 2011 at 6:06 pm #

    I like image # 2 for its attention to history and subjectivity.

  2. admin June 10, 2011 at 9:04 pm #

    Ali: that’s rather perceptive of you. Did not even see any of it until you mentioned it and I took a second look. Would love to hear more from you about that.

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