Tony Silver (RIP)

Tony was an amazing guy. Not only did he document one of the greatest Hip Hop films of all time, "Style Wars", but was so down to earth and a genuine nice guy. I'm sorry that we were never able to put the "Style Wars" event that we had conceived of together a few years back, it would have been awesome. Hopefully we will be able to pay homage to one of the men who opened our eyes to the movement that so many of us thrive from now.

Tony - you will be truly missed.
Man One/Crewest

MARE139 (qouted from www.12ozprophet.com):
We lost a beloved friend this weekend and
respectfully mourn with his family and the thousands of kids, artists
and fans who took inspiration from his classic film Style Wars. Ive
been friend of his for many years and have had a special attachment to
him as a person who had a great depth of intellect in all areas of his
life. As a mentor and friend I have known him for his appreciation for
the art of life and the life of art in others, that is why he made
Style Wars and Facing the Audience a film about Marshall Arisman. Many
of you know that I have sought to extend the legacy of his work online
with the website, a labor of love I have been doing since the beginning
of the internet, it was this collaboration between him, Henry and
myself that help bring more people to know and support the film. It is
this collaboration that will continue on as the website goes into its
next phase, realizing the enormous effect of his work on the global
graffiti community. I will keep you all posted on what is to come next
and where to leave your condolences, for now you may leave them at
http://www.myspace.com/stylewars. Thank you Tony, and thank you Lisa Silver for caring for our friend.

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