"Words are just a way we communicate. Images are a way we communicate. And I couldn't figure out why they had to be in different baskets."
PREVIEW: Barry McGee in Season 1 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2001)
A cult figure amongst skaters and graffiti artists, Barry McGee's drawings, paintings, and mixed-media installations take their inspiration from contemporary urban culture, incorporating elements such as empty liquor bottles and spray-paint cans, tagged signs, wrenches, and scrap wood or metal. McGee is also a graffiti artist, known by the tag "Twist."
Barry McGee is featured in the Season 1 episode "Place" of the Art21 series "Art in the Twenty-First Century".