Who is Blade?
Steven D. Ogburn, aka Blade, is one of the artists who emerged in the 1970s. Born 23 January 1957, he shaped the graffiti we know and love today. Blade is a famed New York-based aerosol artist and a proud owner of the title King of Graffiti since he painted over five thousand trains with his striking characters. Famous for his whole cars, he became an icon of the New York City and a hero-figure for the younger generation of street artists. Today he exhibits his work internationally.