Taki 183 Graffiti Interview

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

taki183 New York City Graffiti Legend

Taki 183 is known to have started the graffiti movement in New York City. A greek kid from 183rd Street in Washington Heights. Taki183’s simple signature captured the attention of a reporter and, on July 21, 1971, the article “TAKI 183 Spawns Pen Pals” appeared in The New York Times. Just like that, he became a graffiti legend. Now, almost four decades later, Taki183 has emerged to tell a bit of his story. Read the full interview with Taki 183 on I Love Graffiti.


  • Milly May 7, 2010, 8:20 pm

    How can I interview Taki 183?

  • Senses Lost May 8, 2010, 11:45 am

    The best way would be to try and get in touch with him through his website: http://www.taki183.net

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