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Graffiti Artist SEEN Gives Update To Fans After Heart Surgery

By Kiani Shabazz

Legendary New York City graffiti artist SEEN UA, regarded as the Godfather of Graffiti, has undergone a successful heart surgery after complications with the organ over the past year. 

SEEN shared the news about his recovery on his Instagram account on Wednesday (January 5) to thank fans for their prayers and support before his open-heart surgery, “SEEN family would like to thank everybody for the overwhelming prayers, love, and support. SEEN has made it through surgery. We will continue to keep you updated as time goes on. Thank you again for your love and support, very much appreciated!!!”

SEEN got his start spray painting New York City Subway cars, eventually doing shows with Kieth Haring, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Dondi. 

Congratulations to SEEN on the successful heart surgery, and here's to a speedy recovery.