Daring. Creativity. Respect. That's the holy trinity that defines great graffiti artists. Redd Foxx has all three traits in abundance. He routinely hits the most visible (and seemingly impossible-to-reach) places — see his "4Give Yo Self" message scrawled on a building overlooking I-70 downtown and his ten-story-tall tag on the windows of the tallest building in East St. Louis (painted from the inside). For his daring, he and his OFB crew are revered by their peers. For his ambiguous, clever statements and his homage to the groundbreaking St. Louis comedian Redd Foxx, he is admired by casual street-art observers. His straightforward pieces aren't wild style or trendy stencils, and they're the best the city's burgeoning scene has to offer.
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