Purple Art

[April 25 2014]

Clayton Patterson “$16 Burger Show” at Galerie Au Bon Punk, New York

Clayton Patterson is a little recognized but prolific painter, photographer, and embroiderer who has been a visionary of Manhattan’s Lower East Side for decades. The show features never befor seen work, historic embroidered hats (which have been collected by the likes of Gus Van Sant, Matt Dillon, Mick Jagger, and Thomas Guinzburg) as well as Clayton’s icon art. The exhibition is presented by Galerie Au Bon Punka collective partially comprised by the punk-rock group Damehtand serves as a farwell for Clayton before he moves away from NYC. Photo Elise Gallant

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