Author: Philip Faflick

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Birth of SAMO

    SAMO© Graffiti: BOOSH-WAH or CIA? December 11, 1978 Big city graffiti peaked in the early ’70s, somewhere between the NYC Transit Au­thority’s decision to sic killer dogs on the vandals and visigoths, and the media hoopla that greeted the first graffiti artists show in SoHo. We had pretty much stopped looking at the walls until […]