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Alexander Torres

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Alex Torres is an artist who has been feverishly documenting his impressions of popular culture since the mid 1980’s. His large scale paintings incorporate themes of hip-hop, urban culture and graffiti, while also grappling with the design elements of color and form.

Torres has turned his unique eye for style to t-shirts he’s designs. He's created a clothing line called “Baby Skills” that blends his paintings, drawings, and photographs. The result is an aesthetic that is very Brooklyn. The designs are a blur of bright colors, sharp lines, street art tags, subway cars, vintage video game systems, and paint brush strokes. “Baby Skills” is the perfect blend of the technical and the basic. The shirts are a soft, simple objects but the images and process are highly sophisticated.

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