Futura 2000, born Leonard Hilton McGurr, is an American graffiti artist, graphic designer, and street artist. Born in 1955 in New York City, Futura 2000 first gained prominence in the late 1970s and early 1980s as a member of the subway graffiti movement that flourished in New York City at the time. His unique style distinguishes him from other graffiti artists, as he moved away from the typical letter-based graffiti to a more abstract and expressionist approach. Futura 2000's work often features futuristic and otherworldly elements, such as abstract shapes, geometric patterns, and intricate lines, often using a vivid color palette. Futura 2000's art career has expanded beyond the streets and subway trains. He has exhibited his work in galleries and museums around the world, collaborated with various brands and musicians, and designed album covers and stage backdrops. Notably, he has collaborated with musical acts such as The Clash and UNKLE, as well as iconic brands like Nike, Levi's, and Supreme. Futura 2000's influence on the world of street art and graffiti has been immense, and his work continues to be celebrated by fans and fellow artists alike. His unique style and approach to graffiti have left an indelible mark on the history of contemporary art.
Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr
Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr Time Travel Silkscreen Print by Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr
Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr FL-001 Pointman Orange Vinyl Figure Art Toy by Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr
Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr Characterization Silkscreen Print by Futura 2000- Leonard McGurr