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The Montana-Cans LOOKBOOK 2020 – Looking back to move forward to a new generation Seeing 2019 come to end was a particularly exciting thing. Not only were we the team at Montana-Cans excited by the things to come, but we also enjoyed the chance to reflect and pay tribute to all the creators, partners and supporters that helped make all we achieved possible. Ending 2019 was also joined with the realization that we had just ended a decade and started a new generation. For this very reason, the Montana-Cans LOOKBOOK 2020 is jammed packed with exceptional content. Available now in limited hard copies and digitally in the link below, we took time to revisit some of the pivotal moments, like the progress of the Montana BLACK Artist Can Series featuring DEMS and RAGE, the biggest ever Montana Cans logo mural in the LA spray day. We took a peek at the lives of the movers and shakers like Odeith and his very unique take on painting, the LOW BROS at METROPOLINK. We took some time to see the world at the home of SOBEKCIS. We shared some words with HOW & NOSM while they were working on an epic mural for the Boulevard 13 project in Paris. Artists such as Amber Vittoria and DMOTE let us into their studios to share some of their more private works. For the more under the radar artworks, we featured some of the works of veterans of steel in the form of the U.S TCI crew and their efforts on the freight trains. While OSMAN flew the European flag for innovative commuter train artwork. And while in Europe (or at least for now still in Europe), we put the magnifying glass on the UK exposing some refreshing approaches to graffiti by VOYDER, 45RPM, and PREF. "Bring The Paint" beeped heavily on the international event radar, bringing world-class graffiti art and muralism together in one space. While far away over the ocean the team at POW! WOW! and the GREETINGS TOUR teams moved from strength to strength making the international art calendar a monumental one. All this and more. With a big THANK YOU we invite you to spend some time and take a look at the Montana-Cans LOOKBOOK 2020.


MONTANA CANS LOOKBOOK 2020 Self-reflection is a healthy habit for anyone, but for creators to grow and develop, it is essential. Montana-Cans as a commercial entity that is intertwined in the culture of creation knows that it is also an obligation to reflect. The principals of passion, commitment, and integrity that we hold paramount are these days also shared by the graffiti writers, artists, creators, commercial and cultural partners, that we love to work with. The 2020 Montana-Cans LOOKBOOK, which is the fifth of its kind, gives thanks and pays tribute to yet another eventful and productive year. We continued the ma - gical path we created through the Montana BLACK Artist Edition cans which celebrate our love for international Graffiti Writing. This year we featured the work of the com - plex Hamburg artist, RAGE. A true innovator at the top of his game who re-invented the facade of the can that is also at the top of its game. In an interview with RAGE, we learn a little more about what makes him tick and how he got to where he is. Moving a little further south, the next in line was Spanish artist, DEMSKY. Nothing pleased us more than seeing the success and prosperity of our partners and supported artists. A tip of the hat goes to the continuing strengthening of our favorite Austrian partners, The Montana Store Vienna. With a full range of Montana products in store, day in- day out, the inhouse gallery space served as a showcase for many of the internationally renowned artists we partner with, while also functioning as a meeting place and national platform for the creative culture of Vienna and Austria as a whole. Just over the water in the UK, the world had its eyes on the BREXIT. We chose to look a little deeper and pay homage to the thriving UK Graffiti scene. In 2019 we managed to shed a little extra light on 45RPM, VOYDER, and PREF ID. The design strong and humor heavy work of 45RPM made us smile while a little further down the road in Bristol, VOYDER was executing his elusive mastery. Meanwhile back in old London town, PREF ID was busy camouflaging typography in a way that only he knows how. And if it wasn’t the individual artists making things happen, then it was the amazing run of UK mural festivals such as Bring The Paint, showing the rest of the world what‘s up in the UK. We were fortunate enough to speak in-depth with the dynamic duo and creative twins, HOW & NOSM. The New Yorkbased artists worked on a project in Paris where we managed to get an insight into both their creative and private lives. But among many other countries, the U.S.A beeped on the creative radar thanks to an all-star team of international graffiti heavyweights creating one of the big - gest MONTANA-CANS tribute walls ever, during the L.A. Spray day. With all this and more, with the Montana-Cans LOOKBOOK 2020, we say a »thank you«, to all those that helped make it happen. Let‘s see what we can create together for the next edition. Montana-Cans Lookbook 2020 Editorial 7

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