Stussy – Parra Interview | Video

By - February 13th, 2012

Stussy   Parra Interview | Video

Over the years, the almost thirty-year-old” target=”_blank”>Stussy brand has collaborated with a variety of artists to bring their own unique flavor to their apparel. For their upcoming Spring 2012 Collection, Stussy paired up with Dutch artist” target=”_blank”>Parra, who is well-known in streetwear circles for his signature curvy images, bold colors, vibrant lettering, and interesting characters across a variety of media, including paintings, animation, and sculpture. In a video from his Amsterdam studio, Parra discusses the sources of his inspiration that make their way into his art — including a short-lived role as a foster parent of a crow, his love of old-school comic books (and hate of the color yellow), and his own father’s interest in drawings nude chubby women — which help to explain the evolution of his style into what we see today. Check out the interview after the jump and make sure to hit Stussy’s″ target=”_blank”>webstore to pick up these limited edition T-shirts.