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"Ride the Lightning" by Mr. Kaves
Illustrator, musician (Lordz of Brooklyn), artist, and general "master of many disciplines" Michael McLeer, also known as Mr. Kaves, created this Brooklyn train art homage to "Ride the Lightning." Kaves has designed exclusive visuals for brands like Jaguar, Nike, Rockstar Games, WWE, MTV, and Adidas.
Brooklyn-born and raised, Kaves' career as an influential graffiti artist veered into the world of fine art and body art. He currently operates Pigtown Tattoo & Atelier in Industry City.
Our Black Box exclusive interview with Mr. Kaves delves into his inspiration for the striking painting "Ride the Lightning," and legendary rock club L'Amour.
Photos: Exhibit A Gallery / Sammi Doll and Jeff Yeager