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Artist: Jean-Michel Basquiat (American 1960-1988)

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, The Ring Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
The Ring
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Asbestos Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Agony of the Feet Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Agony of the Feet
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Crown Hotel Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Crown Hotel
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Loin Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Jean-Michel Basquiat, VNDRZ Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (3 Panels) Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Untitled (3 Panels)
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (Two Heads on Gold) Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
Untitled (Two Heads on Gold)
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Bananas Fine Art Reproduction Oil Painting
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Biography | Art Reproductions | Galerie Dada
Basquiat, Jean-Michel

Basquiat, Jean-Michel Biography

American painter, whose work first appeared as graffiti on the streets and subways of New York City. He was the most successful of a number of so-called street artists, whose work crossed over into New York City's gallery scene in the early 1980s. His works mix imagery from African, Caribbean, European, and popular art.

The son of a Haitian father and a mother of Puerto Rican descent, Basquiat grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He had no formal art training beyond high school, but on his own he energetically explored a wide range of imagery and influences, ranging from comic books to Egyptian hieroglyphics, from the works of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso to children's art.

Basquiat was adored by the wealthy downtown art establishment, which promoted what it believed was primitive genius, though some critics believed he was exploited. New York artists such as Keith Haring and Kenny Sharf, both of whom were keenly interested in integrating so-called street art influences into their work, also admired Basquiat. In 1983 and 1984 Basquiat collaborated with American artist Andy Warhol and Italian artist Francesco Clemente on several oil paintings.

Initially feverishly productive, Basquiat grew increasingly undependable under the stresses of fame. Although he tried to overcome a heroin habit, he died of a drug overdose in his Manhattan loft when he was just 27.

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