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The Sun Speaks: SABIO Discusses Graffiti, Pixação, and His New Exhibit

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I’ve known SABIO (Supreme Articulation Bouncing In Orbit) for over a decade and didn’t even realize it until I met him in person as SABIO. Throughout the years, I’ve seen the Clark Kent-version of him at galleries, bars and and other art events since the early 2000s, but never had an inkling he was the city’s anonymous, billboard bomber. When he recently opened "Something the Sun Would Say," a new solo show at Castor Gallery, ANIMAL asked if we could do an interview. It was only when he walked into the space that it hit me. “You’re SABIO?” I rhetorically asked. I commended him on being able to keep the secret for so long. “It’s not like I was going to go up to you and be like, ‘I’m SABIO,’ ” he joked. Read the Article: http://a.nim.al/1J0inKY Subscribe to Animal New York: http://bit.ly/subscribetoanimal Follow us: http://twitter.com/ANIMALNewYork Like us on Facebook: http://fb.me/animalnewyork Music: 9th Wonder "The Cross" "Made You Look" "Unreleased Instrumental 12" "Ether" More from ANIMALNewYork: Porn Star Carter Cruise Learns How to Tag With Graffiti Artist SABE: http://a.nim.al/1Iq4LZh TRAP and the True Art of Graffiti: http://a.nim.al/1uZ6Ioq Graffiti Artists Restore the Lost Splendor of One of NYC's Oldest Abandoned Theaters: http://a.nim.al/1HCSakw
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Vitor Lobão (1 year ago)
Sábio means "someone who has a lot of wisdom" in portuguese. Is he from Brasil?
lexyota (2 years ago)
native New Yorker here... who is this lame?... shoulda interviewed EASY!
lexyota (2 years ago)
93MillionMiles (2 years ago)
+lexyota Easy is the god! but yo there are so many writers, so many out in the world doing new shit..thats how it goes bro..Sabio is far from lame so just hating for no reason don't work...everyone has their own story to tell, so tell your story lets see your gaff, lets see what your doing..there's space for everyone..and most of the dudes killing NYC aren't even from NYC...Adek Btm is proof of that..facts.
SF (2 years ago)
Similar idea as him. Respect bro .ive got a different style everytime I piece . I'm a freestyle writer, whatever comes to my mind that is the letter structure I'm using .