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Tag Archives: Martin Wong

Martin Wong’s papers: a deeper look at the graffiti art collector

This week, we feature a post from one of our Collections Interns, Houda Lazrak. As shared in a post from earlier this year, artist and collector Martin Wong donated his … Continue reading

December 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Highlights from the City Museum’s Graffiti Collection

When painter Martin Wong moved to New York City from San Francisco in 1978, he marveled at what many others considered a blight – graffiti scrawled on the surfaces of … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

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