|Artist Vince Herrera's portrait of Myra Wexler a.k.. Yo Momma (Image courtesy of the artist)|
When the 64-year-old Hollywood collage artist talks, people listen. Painters, photographers and street artists think she's the best thing since stickers and stencils.
|Myra Wexler a.k.a. Yo Momma *photo by Jill Slaughter|
Wexler is Yo Momma.
It's a persona she created, with the help of artist friends, after meeting TMNK (aka Nobody), a New York street artist known for his imagery of a dripping rifle below the phrase "Art Is My Weapon."
Wexler has earned the artist's respect. As TMNK noted on his blog in November, "There is no one up earlier and who has more visibility or notoriety in the Miami art scene than Myra Wexler. Myra is like a BNE sticker, she's everywhere, and she is a street artist, or what she calls a 'sticker artist.' ...
Momma so gangsta museums and galleries often consult with her. Dammmmmmmmn, that's my Momma."
Continue reading Arterpillar's story on Wexler in the Sun-Sentinel.
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