SAMO©…Because War…

SAMO©…Because War…

Al Diaz

Spray Paint & Paint Marker on Primed & Prepared Sheet Metal.

Framed in floating white frame.

48 x 36 in. (122 x 91.5 cm.)


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About Al Diaz

Al Diaz is best known for his collaboration with Jean Michel Basquiat on SAMO©, graffiti that appeared in lower Manhattan from 1977 to 1979. SAMO(c) initially known for its wit and sarcastic humor, became a globally recognized graffito after Basquiat’s rise to fame. An influential, first generation NYC graffiti artist, who later became a text-oriented street artist, Al Diaz’s career spans five decades. He currently works with the WET PAINT & Service Change Alert signs used throughout the New York City subway system His visual style uses cut out individual letters from multiple signs to create clever, surreal and sometimes poignant anagrams. The reworked signage is then posted back onto subway walls. His WET PAINT work is featured in Nicholas […]

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