Jean Michel Basquiat | the artist




The artist Jean Michel Basquiat
Born Dec 22 1960, Brooklyn New York, USA.
Died Aug 12 1988 New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Figuration-Libre-Graffiti, Documenta Kassel, Venice Biennale, Sao Paulo Biennale,

Jean-Michel Basquiat (using the tag SAMO, which means: Same Old Shit)was a self-taught African American painter who died in 1988 of a drug overdose at the age of 27. In the ten years before his death, he showed at prestigious galleries in the United States and Europe and painted collaborative works with Andy Warhol and Francesco Clemente.


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Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump
Brooklyn Museum
The Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate.
2 Works in the MOMA collection
Interviews, articles


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