Max Rippon (Ripo) explores language, communication, and culture through the art of lettering and the use of materials such as paint, wood, metal, paper, mirrors and more.Both in the studio and in the public space his work offers more questions than answers, with humor and intelligence crawling beneath the surface. He has exhibited both illegally and legally in more than 36 countries, including solo and group shows in New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, Sao Paulo, Bucharest, and London. He grew up in New York City and now lives in Barcelona.