JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT MYSTERY SWEATSHIRT

120.00

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.

CLUE#1 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".

CLUE#2 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.

CLUE#3 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 with 3 embroidered clues.
The sweatshirt comes either in black with white embroidery or grey with black embroidery.

Each sweatshirt is made to order in Los Angeles. The whole process takes 7 to 10 days. The sweatshirts have a classic cut, loose body, raglan sleeves and crew neck for an elegant look. We use quality fabrics and ribbing made here in Los Angeles.

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. 

This item is made to order so no returns will be accepted, if you have any questions please contact us at : sorellipresents@gmail.com