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Stussy 'Great Minds' Series Gives Shakespeare & Freud An 80's Graffiti Mak

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Apr 5 2011 • References: stussy & hypebeast
This Stussy 'Great Minds' collection takes some of the iconic thinkers and innovators throughout history and gives them an 80's neon graffiti makeover.

The Stussy 'Great Minds' series features Freud, Einstein, Marx, Shakespeare, and Thoreau. Each subverted portrait is coupled with a few lines that characterize the icon's work.

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