Feature'd Artist: RETNA

Monday Oct 15 2012

Los Angeles native, Marquis Lewis better known as Retna, inherits a unique style integrating a one of a kind handstyle. The mixture of scripture and calligraphy never looked so intriguing. Over many exhibitions and collaborations such as Nike and The Cosmopolitan to name a few, Retna's art background has definitely played in his favor with all the success that he has accomplished. Retna's use of special characters derive from Old English. With graffiti being a medium of communication, being able to translate the art work takes a special eye. Broadening the spectrum of traditional street art has been one of the results of his artwork. Check out some his work below! [nggallery id=301]

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