Futura 2000, Basquiat, Rammellzee…, Beyond Words, Card, Mudd Club, April 1981


Card for Beyond Words: Graffiti-Based, -Rooted, and -Inspired Works at Mudd Club, April 9 – 24, 1981.  The exhibition was curated by Fab Five Freddy and Futura 2000, and included works by Basquiat, Rammellzee and others.  The front of the card was designed by Futura 2000.

4.24 x 5.5in.

mudd club card for futura 2000 exhibition


back of Mudd Club Futura 2000 card


Futura 2000 (Leonard McGurr) Graffiti and Street Art Mudd Club Nightclubs Rammellzee


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