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Throwback Thursday: High School of Art & Design Bathroom Circa 1974 by Flint

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Yesterday we featured part 1 of Terror161’s profile on the old school graffiti writer Flint… who was among the first generation of graffiti writers to ever prowl the halls of the legendary High School of Art & Design in New York City. This photo was taken around 1974 and shows how bombed the bathroom walls were. The Public High School looked like a dive bar!
The figure on the right is SJK171 who was a first generation writer and UGA member. The A&D halls are still a hub for young graffiti writers today but this photo tells the story that when the graffiti wave swept across the city it quickly reached epidemic proportions in the school.
Photo by Flint courtesy of Terror161