Picasso of the Ghetto Passes
April 29, 2010 11:24 AM   Subscribe

Purvis Young, the street artist who adorned neighborhoods in Miami with his vibrant, expressionistic depictions of urban life, has died at the age of 67.
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posted by shakespeherian at 11:37 AM on April 29, 2010


Thanks, cross_impact, was not aware of this dude
posted by everichon at 11:50 AM on April 29, 2010

Mr. Young turned areas of Miami into Meccas for outsider art lovers. Not everyone, apparently, is a fan of Outsider Art. No worries. You can find a Thomas Kinkade painting in every Mall in America.
posted by cross_impact at 11:57 AM on April 29, 2010

Wow... My sister has been collecting his works for a couple of years now...
posted by Dragonness at 12:47 PM on April 29, 2010

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