The late Daniel Johnston, who passed away last September at the age of 58, was a brilliant artist with a troubled mind. He was also a lead candidate for least likely Supreme collaborator. And yet, perhaps because that’s exactly the sort of collaborator Supreme seeks out, he became one back in 2012, when he lent some of his signature drawings of Captain America to a capsule collection of t-shirts. Now Supreme is back with a bigger collection, featuring more images from the wild world of Johnston’s imagination on workwear, beanies, hoodies, et cetera.
Johnston is best known as the beloved cult musician who built a devoted following by hawking his amateurish tapes while working at an Austin McDonalds in the 80s. But he was as prolific an artist as he was a songwriter, illustrating constantly throughout his career. Together his music and artwork form an eclectic expanded