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Basquiat

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Author: Leonard Emmerling

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Iconic New York artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960 - 1988) is best known for his artistic social commentary; act of using means to provide comments on issues in society. His distinct style of graffiti & gallery art with inspirations ranging from Greek, Roman, African art, French poetry, and jazz quickly garnered a cult following. This book presents Basquiat’s short but prolific career, his unique style, and his profound engagement with ever-relevant issues of integration and segregation, poverty and wealth.

 

Size:  Hardcover, 21 x 26cm, 96 pages.

Edition: English.

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