SAMO© Graffiti Shot by Henry Flynt Circa 1979Juxtapoz // Sunday, 13 Nov 2011
Back in 1979, photographer Henry Flynt extensively documented the graffiti work of SAMO, the young teenage Jean-Michel Basquiat. Flynt's photographs go beyond simply capturing the work, but gasp their energy and significance as poetic vandalism scrawled and integrated into the urban environment.
See more at The World's Best Ever. For further reading, check out Flynt's in depth essay here.