‘The only crime is people not recognizing graffiti as true art!’ – article for Christie’s graffiti auction.
Graffiti works on paper from the collection Martin Visser were offered for auction at Christie’s Amsterdam. This collection was acquired in the early 80’s at Gallerie Yaki Kornblit. For the online auction Christie’s devoted an online catalog accompanied by an article about the legendary Gallery Yaki Kornblit.
Via the Amsterdam Museum Christie’s was introduced to Mick La Rock, who guest curated the exhibition 'Graffiti. New York Meets The Dam'. Mick La Rock is befriended with Kornblit. On Yaki’s request Mick became his spokeswoman about his gallery and story for the article.
Author: Alastair McVeigh, additional interview material provided by Mick La Rock.
The article can be read here: http://www.christies.com/features/New-York-artists-and-the-Amsterdam-graffiti-scene-8169-1.aspx?sc_lang=en