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“Adversity Breeds Strength” New Print by Defer

9:27 AM PDT on March 18, 2013


Alex "Defer" Kizu is one of the most interesting and dynamic artists working in LA right now, and 2013 is his year. His first print from 1XRUN is now available and it's a stunner...

"The idea for this piece came about very spontaneously - I was working on the text, which runs up and down and across the piece, and I knew I wanted to do some powerful imagery in the center, so I just followed my instinct and the rest is history. What is unique about this piece is that it is a piece that is has both typography and abstract imagery. The lettering style is very unique in that it is a hybrid form of writing, which is covered with washes of paint, then in the center there is a abstract burst of energy, comprised of random gestural brush strokes. The piece that it is derived from is a piece that I hold dear, it is a very personal piece that represents overcoming adversity and summoning up that inner strength that pushes us to move forward." - Defer

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