short biography

Jean-Michel Basquiat (born 1960, Brooklyn / NY, born 1988 New York City) was a painter, draftsman, graffiti artist and the first African-American artist to become a star. He worked with Andy Warhol and Francesco Clemente.

Graffiti, painting, collages, poetry
Combination of pictographs, comics and African ciphers

http://basquiat.com http://www.gagosian.com/artists/jean-michel-basquiat/

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    Around 1984 MoMA PS1, Long Island City °
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    Making Choices MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York °