Basquiat

A stunningly designed landmark publication celebrating the astonishing work of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), whose meteoric and often controversial career lasted for only eight years until his death at the age of twenty-seven Features spectacular reproductions of Basquiat’s work, including many rarely exhibited pieces from private collections Offers fresh new perspectives on Basquiat’s achievements, explored in the contexts of the key influences on his work, including Picasso, Matisse and Twombly; the development of hip-hop culture; and the emergence of a multicultural society Explores many of Basquiat’s individual works in detail, with particular reference to his working methods and techniques Accompanies a major travelling exhibition An indispensable book that will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary art

pp. 224; hardcover. Publisher: Merrell Publishers, London, 2005.

ISBN: 9781858942872| 185894287X

ID: AM-10216

Product Description

A stunningly designed landmark publication celebrating the astonishing work of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), whose meteoric and often controversial career lasted for only eight years until his death at the age of twenty-seven Features spectacular reproductions of Basquiat’s work, including many rarely exhibited pieces from private collections Offers fresh new perspectives on Basquiat’s achievements, explored in the contexts of the key influences on his work, including Picasso, Matisse and Twombly; the development of hip-hop culture; and the emergence of a multicultural society Explores many of Basquiat’s individual works in detail, with particular reference to his working methods and techniques Accompanies a major travelling exhibition An indispensable book that will appeal to anyone interested in contemporary art