For over 30 years, South Florida has had one of the more diverse, talent-heavy graffiti scenes in the U.S. And, with the emergence and subsequent growth of Art Basel Miami Beach over the past decade plus, many of the art world cognoscenti have descended upon Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood to see what the locals, along with their domestic and international counterparts, have adorned the enclave’s many walls with.
If you’ve spent time there, then you know the sheer amount of murals, visual stimulation and insanely good art -- all in one place -- is dizzying. To stand out, whether in the streets or galleries, one has to cut through the clutter. And one such Miami native that’s deftly managed to do just that is the multi-talented artist, David Anasagasti.
Perhaps better known by his street nom de plume, AHOL Sniffs Glue-- or his signature, textile-like, repeating pattern of eyeballs with drooping lids, Anasagasti has become a well-known fixture throughout the 305 and beyond.