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Produced by:
Plush Safe Records, American  Search this
Created by:
Gray  Search this
Michael Holman, American, born 1955  Search this
Nicholas Taylor, American  Search this
Subject of:
Jean-Michel Basquiat, American, 1960 - 1988  Search this
vinyl , ink on paper
H x W: 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in. (31.4 × 31.4 cm)
record covers
long-playing records
A long playing record of "Shades Of..." by Gray. The record (2016.31.4.1a) is unopened and still in its plastic packaging. The record cover (2016.31.4.1b) has a white background with black ink finger prints throughout. Text at the center reads: [GRAY / SHADES OF...]. The bottom of the cover contains the signatures of Michael Holman and Nicholas Taylor. The tope right has a white sticker with black lettering text that reads: [Featuring / Jean-Michel Basquiat / "Glorious ruptures!" / New York Times / Autographed and numbered / by Gray's / Michael Homan & / Nick Taylor]. The back of the cover is white with tan fingerprints throughout. Black text has information about Gray, a song list, and a list of performers. The bottom right corner contains a barcode.
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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