JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

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JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist from the mid 70s but by the 1980s, he was exhibiting his neo-expressionist paintings in galleries and museums internationally. The Whitney Museum of American Art held a retrospective of his art in 1992.

SAMO: Basquiat first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s.Basquiat claims the name was first developed in a stoned conversation with high school friend Al Diaz, calling the marijuana they smoked "the same old shit," then shortening the phrase to "Same Old", then "SAMO".

57 GREAT JONES: Basquiat lived from 1983 to 1988 at 57 Great Jones in downtown Manhattan, where he died on August 12, 1988, of a heroin overdose.He was 27 years old.

GRAY: In 1979,Basquiat formed the noise rock band Test Pattern – which was later renamed Gray –Gray also consisted of Shannon Dawson, Michael Holman, Nick Taylor, Wayne Clifford and Vincent Gallo, and the band performed at nightclubs such as Max's Kansas City, CBGB, Hurrah and the Mudd Club.

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A mystery sweatshirt is a sweatshirt dedicated to an iconic person by 3 embroidered clues.

The sweatshirt comes either in black with white embroideries or grey with black embroideries.

There is a catalogue of almost 200 people available for order, with icons of art, music, literature, fashion, cinema and crime.

We have been making these sweatshirts for almost 5 years and they have been our best selling products. People love them as they are a clever and well designed way to pay homage to all these inspiring legends. All the clues are carefully researched, these sweatshirts make a really special and thoughtful present. 

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