title: All's well that rocks well (Shoe for Rockwell)
artist: Niels Shoe Meulman
medium: white silk screen print on black T-shirt.
Parra, artist and co-owner of the Rockwell clothing brand, introduces the collaboration this way:
Long before people exchanged emails, long before people knew everything about everybody... There was an amazing artist in Amsterdam called Niels 'Shoe' Meulman.
His typography and designs inspired me all those years, up to this very day. He was one of the reasons I moved to Amsterdam and why I do what I do now.
That is why we are proud to present a worthy follow-up to his "Baroquewell" design from 2006. This one says "All's well that Rocks well" and we find it very hard to argue with that.
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Niels Shoe Meulman is an internationally known artist and graphic designer. He is born, raised and based in Amsterdam and began tagging 'Shoe' in 1979.
In the eighties he met New York artists like Dondi, Rammellzee, Haze, Quik and Keith Haring. He then formed the Crime Time Kings with Bando from Paris and Mode2 from London. Together they gave graffiti in Europe its own distinctive style.
Shoe revolutionized the art of writing with Calligraffiti, an art form that fuses calligraphy and graffiti. His painting style can be described as Abstract Expressionism with a calligraphic origin. See more on calligraffiti.nl.
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High quality silk screen print on on American Apparel. Wash at low temperature, do not tumble dry.
All T-shirts are packaged in a Unruly deluxe box.