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FAB 5 FREDDY | [DJ TRIPTYCH]. 2019

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

FAB 5 FREDDY | [DJ TRIPTYCH]. 2019

FAB 5 FREDDY | [DJ TRIPTYCH]. 2019

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

FAB 5 FREDDY

[DJ TRIPTYCH]. GRANDMASTER FLASH; KOOL HERC; AFRIKA BAMBAATAA. 2019


Each signed and dated 2019 to reverse. Ink & crystals on canvas. 


Fab 5 Freddy, is a visual artist, filmmaker and Hip Hop pioneer. in the late 1070s, he was a member of the Brooklyn-based graffiti group, the Fabulous 5, who specialized in painting the sides of subway cars. His name was first introduced to the pop culture scene when Blondie name checked him in her 1980s hit "Rapture", saying "FAB 5 FREDDY told me everybody's fly." He went on to play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between the early rap and graffiti scene of New York's uptown, and the punk music and art scene of downtown. He would go on to co-produce the legendary film Wild Style with Charlie Ahearn, and hosted the wildly popular MTV show Yo! MTV Raps.


The present work is one of the artist's crystal punch pictures, which were consciously conceived with a clear nod to the creative process that led to the development and creation of recorded Hip Hop music which also is key in the development of the musical concept of remix. 


PROVENANCE:

Courtesy Fab 5 Freddy

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