NYC based artist, friend of Andy Warhol, and founder of the band Gray. Died from a heroin overdose on August 12, 1988.

The 27 Club: 15 Other Musicians Who Died At Age 27

NYC based artist, friend of Andy Warhol, and founder of the band Gray. Died from a heroin overdose on August

Jean  Michel  Basquiat

At first glance, Basquiat may seem like another overrated artist, unworthy of the veneration accorded to him. I felt that way at first, and while I liked the artist, I thought his art was juvenile.

Basquiat. One of my favorite artists

Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1982 (Polaroid) ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

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American artist Jean Michel Basquiat , London, Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat; photo by Warhol

Street artists - Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat photo by Andy Warhol

Inside T's Spring Men's Style Issue

Inside T's Spring Men's Style Issue

Jean-Michel Basquiat covers T’s Spring Men’s Style Issue Legendary!

Andy & Basquiat

In the early Andy Warhol and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat began a series of collaborative paintings. Like Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat constructed a persona that he presented to the public that was contradictory to who he truly was.

“Jean-Michel Basquiat // "Most kings get their head cut off."”

Jean-Michel Basquiat was one of the most important American artists of the century Dec 22 1960 - Aug 1988

How Basquiat Became a Muse for So Many Artists

From McCaig-Welles, Michael Halsband, Jean-Michel Basquiat Florence, Italy August 1985 Gelatin Silver Print, 10 × 8 in

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