Following a 2019 collaborative art exhibition, this mural “tag” (created with permission from the building owner) is the work of Indianapolis artist Matthew Aaron and New-York based artist Al Diaz. SAMO is Diaz’s signature phrase, and is short for “same old s***”.
Al Diaz is a painter and street artist best-known for his collaboration with Jean Michel Basquiat on SAMO© graffiti that appeared in lower Manhattan from 1977 to 1979. With a career spanning 5 decades, Diaz’s most recent work is
Medium type: Paint
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