New Orleans-based designer Compton III officially launched his first art toy, “Spy Boy” at Sneaker Politics. The resin figure celebrates the “Mardi Gras Indians“, The Mari Gras Indians are black carnival revelers in New Orleans, who dress up for Mardi Gras in suits influenced by Native American ceremonial apparel. The resin Spy Boy Legacy Orange edition stands 9.5” tall and is limited to 300 pieces to commemorate the city’s 300th anniversary and it’s available direct from Space Broccoli.
“SPY BOY was developed with the thought of paying homage to heritage with a modern twist and to show the world one of our lesser known traditions” ~Compton III
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