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Jean-Michel Basquiat “SAMO IS DEAD” Packed dimensions (aprox.):L 40 x W 5 x H 28 inches / Weight (aprox.): 25 lbs "The item is coming from a NYC private collection. Jean-Michel Basquiat (permanent marker street art) on Old Traffic Sign Stop 24 by 24 inches, late 70’s – early 80Â’s from The City, lower Manhattan. Private collection, NYC; Framed with a black frame, protected by plexiglass Dimensions: L 25 x W 1 x H 37 inches Bended, signs of wear and age, multiple scratches, missing paint and rusty; American artist (1960 – 1988). 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 where the hip hop, punk, and street art movements had coalesced. By the 1980s, he was exhibiting his neo-expressionist paintings in galleries and museums internationally.

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    Jean-Michel Basquiat “SAMO IS DEAD” Traffic Sign Stop

    Estimate $1,200 - $1,500Feb 20, 2018
    Auction Curated By:
    Mary Battaglia
    Prints Specialist
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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