"First Record" The Offs (1984)
12" Art Record Sleeve in Silver Gilt frame
Original 1984 Release
In 1984 The Offs produced their “First Record” featuring the iconic cover art of Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Basquiat was paid a grand total of $400 that his mom needed forrent. These records have become rare and sought after collector items.
In May 2017 Jean-Michel Basquiat’s powerful 1982 painting of a skull sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s becoming the sixth most expensive work ever sold at auction. Only 10 other works have broken the $100 million mark.
Before his untimely death in 1988 Basquiat designed several record covers.