Studio 54




[spray paint and graffiti marker on vintage skateboards]

£750

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This collection features a series of skate deck portraits, commemorating the famous New York nightclub - Studio 54, located at 254 West 54th Street, between Eighth Avenue and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan.

An interrelated quintet of iconic artists were frequent patrons - Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jean-michel Basquiat, Grace Jones and Debbie Harry.







"There were the beautiful people, the poseurs, the fantasists... It was about the mix of people, all in one place."
Grace Jones



"It's a dictatorship at the door and a democracy on the dance floor."
Andy Warhol





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All artwork, text and images © James Straffon 2020.

People Have The Power

A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon

People Have The Power
Repurposed vintage TRUTOYS High Flyer MISSILE skateboard. Spray paint on plywood.
An Old School Pool / Bowl Deck, with original rails, old school spoiler nose guard, bird lapper and tail bone.
77cm x 25cm x 10cm
POA


A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon

A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon

A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon

A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon

A skatedeck artwork of Patti Smith created by artist James Straffon


All artwork, text and images © James Straffon 2020.