Born John Matos in 1961, CRASH is a celebrated graffiti artist. In 1996, he made 5 custom guitars for Eric Clapton. Three were used in Clapton’s 2001 tour known as “Crashocasters”. His work is in theses permanent museum collections: Boca Raton Museum of Art Museum of Modern Art, NYC Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ Museum of the City of New York, NYC Flint Institute, Flint, MI Groniger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands Museum Boymans-van Beuninger, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Aachen, Nue Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Germany Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Ft. Wayne Museum, Ft. Wayne, Indiana Cedar Rapids Museum, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Vero Beach Museum, Vero Beach, FL Vieques Museum, Vieques, Puerto Rico Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

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