Born: December 22, 1960, New York City, U.S.
Jean-Michel Basquiat. Blue chip Represented by internationally recognized galleries. A poet, musician, and graffiti prodigy in late-1970s New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat had honed his signature painting style of obsessive scribbling, elusive symbols and diagrams, …
Jean-Michel Basquiat emerged from the “Punk” scene in New York as a gritty, street-smart graffiti artist who successfully crossed over from his “downtown” origins to the international art gallery circuit.
1 day ago · SCHUNCK is presenting Basquiat, The Artist and His New York Scene: the European premiere of the early work and life of visual artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and his contemporaries. The exhibition is taking place from February 2, 2019 to June 2, 2019 in Heerlen.
4 days ago · Jean-Michel Basquiat was born on December 22, 1960, at Brooklyn Hospital to parents Gerard Basquiat, who was from Haiti, and Matilde Andradas, a Puerto Rican Brooklyn girl. Basquiat grew up most of his life in East Flatbush.
The work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most significant painters of the 20th century, is spread over four levels of Frank Gehry’s building. The exhibition covers the painter’s whole career, from 1980 to 1988, focusing on 120 defining works.
Jean-Michel Basquiat. By 1982, he was regularly showing his work, and had many high-profile friend ships, including a brief relationship with Madonna, a brief involvement with the musician David Bowie, and a long-time collaboration with the artist Andy Warhol. He …
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
At the Fondation Louis Vuitton, about 120 of Basquiat’s creations will highlight the artist’s enduring appeal and contemporary relevance.
Basquiat demonstrates in one concise “study” how he is able to carry on an ancient practice of painting “still life”, all the while suggesting, as does a great jazz musician, that the artist’s work was relatively effortless, if not completely improvisatory. Acrylic and oil paint stick on canvas – The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Artwork Images
How Basquiat went from homeless street artist to nine-figure auctions. Jean-Michel Basquiat reigned as the quintessential 1980s art star. Topped with a tangle of dreadlocks and draped in Commes de Garçon finery, he attracted parasitic hangers-on, beguiled groupies and pie-eyed collectors. Working to the sounds of cool jazz and industrial noise,
Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images. Jean-Michel Basquiat’s untitled painting of a skull is displayed behind an official with Sotheby’s, which offered the media a preview earlier this month. On Thursday, the work sold for $110.5 million — the highest sum ever paid at auction for a work by a U.S. artist.