Life — philadelphia

Graffiti

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Graffiti art is known for its bright, colorful and bold writing that can be seen on subways and buildings. It also express's underlying social and political messages. It started in Philadelphia Pennsylvania during the late 1960’s by political activists, and street gangs to make statements and mark territory. It wasn't until the 1980’s when galleries began to showcase graffiti as artwork. V4 Clothing at Alphabet Cities graffiti wall in NYC. History of Graffiti The modern graffiti movement began with a variety of influencers and contributors. It all started with two writers from Philadelphia that went by the names, "Cool Earl" and "Cornbread". They began expressing themselves through graffiti by painting on...

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Solexchange

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The V4 Clothing booth at Solexchange Philadelphia. Solexchange is a sneaker event that is held in cities all over the country. This trade show allows all the sneaker heads to come together to trade and sell their sneakers. It also caters to streetwear companies like V4 Clothing.  "With over 10,000 pairs of shoes for sale/trade you're bound to find your sales & grails at the Solexchange Sneaker Show". Solexchange Philadelphia On Saturday May 9th V4 Clothing attended Solexchange Philadelphia, which was held at Temple University. There were tons of vendors which included sneaker stores, clothing companies, sneaker cleaners, key chain makers and etc.  It was a...

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