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DEFER has been an integral part of the early graffiti art movement in Los Angeles since the mid 1980’s. He is adept in working in various mediums such as acrylic, spray paint, various inks, oils, watercolor etc. Defer is well known for expertly rendering beautifully complex letterforms. His works on canvas have been displayed in various museums and galleries including a solo exhibition in London “Spiritual Language” at Woodbury House and latest “Beyond The Streets” in Shanghai, China. He has been featured in numerous publications including Art in America, Los Angeles Times, The History of American Graffiti. He is also featured in the Discovery Channel show “Rods and Wheels”. His art installations can be found at the NIKE Headquarters, Jordan Store In Los Angeles. Recently his work was included in the “Liber Amicorum” project which is archived in the Getty Research Institutes special collections. Defer’s influence on the visual language found in the City of Angels cannot be overlooked.