Jean-Michel Basquiat

18 artworks


  • Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #2 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #2 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #2 100% 400% Be@rbrick Art by Medicom Toy

    Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #2 100% 400% BE@RBRICK Limited Edition Medicom Vinyl Artwork Toy Collectable Art Figure. The talent and creativity of both Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat is back with their second collaboration with Bearbrick and Medicom Toy. The second version of Andy Warhol x Jean-Michel Basquiat Bearbricks is a work of art! Water transfer technology ensures unique print placements. The 100% and 400% size Bearbricks stand at 7cm and 28cm tall respectively.

    $423.00

  • 57 Great Jones Jean-Michel Basquiats Studio HPM Acrylic Archival Print by Daniel Loveridge

    Daniel Loveridge 57 Great Jones Jean-Michel Basquiats Studio HPM Acrylic Archival Print by Daniel Loveridge

    57 Great Jones Jean-Michel Basquiat's Studio HPM Acrylic Archival Print by Daniel Loveridge Fine Art Hand-Embellished Limited Edition on 290gsm Moab Entrada Rag Bright Paper Artist Artwork. 2023 Signed & Numbered Acrylic Paint Hand Embellished Limited HPM Edition of 5 Artwork Size 14x17 "Daniel Loveridge’s gritty canvases seamlessly capture urban decay's raw and unrepentant beauty. Working predominantly in acrylic and ink on canvas, Loveridge paints en plein air, as he has for his sixteen-year-long career. Dilapidated interior scenes comprise the majority of the artist’s oeuvre. Abandoned buildings rife with decomposing tin and concrete walls are intensified by brilliantly pigmented patches of graffiti throughout his compositions." -House of Roulx

    $415.00

  • SAMO©… Reclining on a Car Seat, West Broadway, 1978 Archival Print by Al Diaz

    Al Diaz SAMO©… Reclining on a Car Seat, West Broadway, 1978 Archival Print by Al Diaz

    SAMO©...Reclining on a Car Seat, West Broadway, 1978 Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print on 310gsm Hahnemühle William Turner Matte Fine Art Paper by Modern Pop Street Graffiti Artist Al Diaz. Al Diaz "SAMO©...Reclining on a Car Seat, West Broadway, 1978" - Limited Edition of 25 - 18 x 24" SAMO©...RECLINING ON A CAR SEAT, WEST BROADWAY, 1978 • Autographed archival pigment print • Printed on Hahnemühle William Turner matte fine art paper, 310 GSM • Custom hand-torn deckled edges • Hand-varnished • 18 x 24 inches Hand-signed, numbered and dated in ink by Al Díaz in a limited edition of 25 • With additional "WE WERE SAMO©..." ink inscription

    $489.00

  • Basquiat Etching Print by Mark Powell

    Mark Powell Basquiat Etching Print by Mark Powell

    Basquiat Limited Edition Hand Deckled 1-Color Hand Etching Print on Fine Art Paper by Mark Powell Urban Pop Artist Art. 24.8x35.82 Edition of 7

    $364.00

  • Sale -36% Wine of Babylon 8 Dunny Art Toy by Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Jean-Michel Basquiat Wine of Babylon 8 Dunny Art Toy by Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Wine of Babylon 8 Limited Edition Dunny Kidrobot Vinyl Art Toy Collectible Artwork by street graffiti Jean-Michel Basquiat x Ridrobot. 2018 Limited Edition Artwork Jean-Michel Basquiat (After Death) Kidrobot is proud to continue the collaboration with Basquiat with this Kidrobot x Jean-Michel Basquiat Masterpiece Wine of Babylon 8-inch Dunny. This new vinyl 8” Basquiat Masterpiece Dunny features the art of Basquiat, a self-taught artist who stood for more than standard gallery art. Displayed With Box

    $242.00$155.00

  • Jean Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Jean Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% Be@rbrick Art by Medicom Toy

    Jean Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% BE@RBRICK Limited Edition Vinyl Art Toy Urban Collectable Art Figures 2021: The 7th collaboration with Medicom Toy features Basquiat's 1984 work called "Untitled." Basquiat created this, and many other artworks during his critically acclaimed primetime as graffiti turned contemporary neo-expressionism artist. New in Box. Embracing the Neo-Expressionist Legacy: Jean-Michel Basquiat #7 BE@RBRICK Set In the confluence of street pop art and the urban collectible scene, the Jean-Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% BE@RBRICK set emerges as a profound statement piece. This limited edition vinyl art toy set, released in 2021, is a testament to the enduring impact of Jean-Michel Basquiat's work and his pivotal role in the transition from street graffiti to acclaimed neo-expressionist art. The BE@RBRICK, produced by Medicom Toy, stands as a canvas, reflecting the raw and vibrant essence of Basquiat's 1984 "Untitled" masterpiece and, through it, his critically acclaimed period of creativity. This particular set is part of the seventh collaboration between Medicom Toy and the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, showcasing the artist's signature style, marked by a fusion of words, symbols, and figures. The Be@rbricks, standing at 2.75 and 11 inches tall, have been crafted using a hydro-dipping technique, ensuring that each figure possesses a unique pattern that echoes the spontaneity and individuality of Basquiat's original artworks. This process not only celebrates the distinctiveness of Basquiat's art but also aligns with the unpredictable nature of street pop art and graffiti artwork, where each piece is inherently one of a kind. The Fusion of Street Art and Collectible Culture The BE@RBRICK serves as a testament to the versatility and influence of Jean-Michel Basquiat, an artist who managed to bridge the gap between the underground street art scene and the high-end contemporary art world. By emblazoning the figure with the artwork of Basquiat, Medicom Toy honors the legacy of an artist who famously quoted, "Believe it or not, I can draw," challenging the perceptions of critics who doubted the legitimacy of graffiti artistry. The release of this BE@RBRICK set pays homage to Basquiat's talent and cements his work as an integral part of the narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. The Jean-Michel Basquiat #7 BE@RBRICK figures symbolize the storytelling power of art toys in the modern era. Each figure encapsulates a story, a piece of Basquiat's soul, and a snapshot of the era he influenced profoundly. They are at once a celebration of his artistry and a continuation of his artistic dialogue, offering a new platform for his work to be appreciated by a contemporary audience. Collectors of these figures are not just acquiring a toy; they are inheriting a piece of art history. The BE@RBRICKs are three-dimensional canvases that carry the weight of Basquiat's artistic contributions to street pop art and neo-expressionism. As limited edition pieces, they represent the ever-evolving appreciation for art that transcends traditional mediums and enters the realm of the personal and the everyday. The Jean-Michel Basquiat #7 100% & 400% BE@RBRICK set is a modern collectible that carries the legacy of one of the most significant artists in the transition from street art to mainstream acceptance. It stands as a bridge between the past and the present, between the streets and the galleries, and continues to spread the message that art is for everyone, everywhere.

    $250.00

  • Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #1 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #1 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #1 100% 400% Be@rbrick Art by Medicom Toy

    Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #1 100% 400% BE@RBRICK Limited Edition Medicom Vinyl Artwork Toy Collectable Art Figure. 2021 Be@rbrick Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #1 100% & 400% Collectible Figure Set! Standing approximately 2.75 and 11.02 inches tall this Be@rbrick set features the art style collaboration of both Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

    $423.00

  • Jean Michel Basquiat #8 100% & 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Jean Michel Basquiat #8 100% & 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat #8 100% & 400% Be@rbrick Art by Medicom Toy

    Jean Michel Basquiat #8 100% & 400% BE@RBRICK Limited Edition Vinyl Art Toy Urban Collectable Art Figures 2021 Jean-Michel Basquiat's artwork is printed all over the 100% and 400% Bearbrick motif in this 8th installment of Jean-Michel Basquiat x Medicom Toy. Hydro-dipping techniques ensure a unique pattern amongst the rest. Exploring the Eighth Edition of Jean-Michel Basquiat's Legacy through BE@RBRICK The collaboration between Jean-Michel Basquiat and Medicom Toy continues to evolve with the release of the Jean-Michel Basquiat #8 100% & 400% BE@RBRICK set. This limited edition collection marks the eighth installment of a series that merges the artistry of Basquiat with the iconic urban vinyl art toy form. Launched in 2021, these BE@RBRICKs exhibit Basquiat's dynamic artwork, encapsulating his raw and expressive style that has become a staple within street pop art and graffiti artwork communities. This particular edition features Basquiat's art enveloping the entirety of the BE@RBRICK motif, transforming the figures into a three-dimensional canvas that showcases his impactful visual language. Hydro-dipping techniques ensure that each figure within the series retains a distinct pattern, mirroring the uniqueness and authenticity that Basquiat brought to his art. The process not only honors the individuality of each work Basquiat created but also reflects the essence of street art, where no two pieces are ever identical. The Significance of Basquiat's Art in Urban Collectible Figures The art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, characterized by an edgy mix of text, abstract patterns, and symbolic imagery, is imprinted onto the surface of the BE@RBRICK. This toy has transcended its original context to become a sought-after item in the urban art collectible scene. This particular BE@RBRICK series stands as a symbol of the fusion between the underground and the mainstream, the informal and the prestigious. Each figure is a miniature retrospective of Basquiat's work, allowing collectors and new audiences to engage with his art in a contemporary format. The 100% and 400% scale figures, new in the box, represent a cross-section of Basquiat's influence on modern art and the broader cultural dialogue. They are not merely collectibles but also a testament to the enduring relevance of Basquiat's vision. Through these art toys, Medicom Toy introduces Basquiat's neo-expressionist sensibilities to the vinyl toy medium, creating a physical narrative that continues to inspire and provoke thought within the diverse spheres of pop art, street art, and graffiti artwork. Collectors of the Jean-Michel Basquiat #8 BE@RBRICK set are afforded a tangible connection to the spirit of Basquiat's oeuvre, with each vinyl figure serving as a portal to the artist's trailblazing journey through the 1980s art scene. The figures are a celebration of Basquiat's work and a continuation of his legacy, ensuring that his impact on the art world continues to be felt across generations and cultural boundaries. In this way, the BE@RBRICKs become more than just objects of admiration—they become keyholders to the ongoing discourse on the value and interpretation of street-inspired art in contemporary culture.

    $423.00

  • Basquiat Boxer Everlast Silkscreen Print by Ron English

    Ron English Basquiat Boxer Everlast Silkscreen Print by Ron English

    Basquiat Boxer Everlast 10-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Hand-Deckled 410gsm Somerset Satin Fine Art Paper by Ron English Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Signed & Numbered. 10-Color Screen Print on Hand-Deckled 410gsm Somerset Satin Fine Art Paper Size: 26 x 37 Inches Release: June 11, 2021 Run of: 150 "Using a mixture of imagery, medium, and process referenced from masters who have spoken to and through me such as Warhol, Pollack and Picasso, combined with idiosyncratic cherrypicking of populist totems from fast food to cartoons, I am constructing running narratives of my many alter egos butting headfirst into the Grand Illusion, where cultural norms are questioned and exposed." –Ron English

    $1,545.00

  • SAMO©…SINCE 1978... Deluxe Collectors Book Set Print by Al Diaz SAMO©…SINCE 1978... Deluxe Collectors Book Set Print by Al Diaz

    Al Diaz SAMO©…SINCE 1978... Deluxe Collectors Book Set Print by Al Diaz

    SAMO©…SINCE 1978... Deluxe Collectors Set Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print, Photos, Book & Marker on Fine Art Paper by Modern Pop Street Graffiti Artist Ali Diaz. 2018 Signed & Numbered Al Daiz Portfolio Art Set of Prints, Art Objects, Media & Photographs. The Samo©… Since 1978… Deluxe Collectors Set Includes The Following Items: A signed first-edition book with an exclusive inscription by Al Díaz and Mariah Fox. A signed and numbered archival print measuring 8 x 8 inches is a photograph by Al Díaz from circa 2018. An 11-piece archival print set of vintage SAMO© photography, each measuring 4 x 6 inches, with photographs by Al Díaz, Natalya Maystrenko, and Jane Burrell Yadav from around 1978/79. A signed paint marker that was used to create an original SAMO© piece of art. A hand-screened canvas tote bag, printed on each side, measuring 15 x 20 inches. An enamel cross pin. A sticker pack. A bookmark. A blue marker. A signed Letter of Authenticity. Historical Significance and Composition of the SAMO©…SINCE 1978... Deluxe Collectors Set Released in 2018, this limited edition portfolio by Al Diaz is a comprehensive assembly that includes various items, each rich with the essence of street pop art. A signed first edition book with an exclusive inscription provides insight into the SAMO© tag's inception and evolution, a narrative co-created with Mariah Fox. Accompanying the book is a signed and numbered archival print, an 8 x 8-inch photograph Diaz took, offering a visual narrative that complements the written word. The realm of modern street pop art and graffiti artwork is ever-evolving, often blurring the lines between an art piece and a historical document. The "SAMO©…SINCE 1978..." Deluxe Collectors Set is a prime example of this intersection, offering a tangible connection to the roots of street art as seen through the lens of influential artist Al Diaz. This set is not just an amalgamation of art objects; it's a capsule of cultural heritage that chronicles the rise of one of the most enigmatic tags in the history of graffiti. Further delving into the historical context, the set includes eleven archival prints measuring 4 x 6 inches, featuring vintage SAMO© photography by Al Diaz, Natalya Maystrenko, and Jane Burrell Yadav. These images capture the rawness of the late 1970s and early 1980s in New York, where SAMO© became a recognized symbol of rebellion and artistic freedom. Including a signed paint marker used to create an original SAMO© piece signifies the authenticity of the art-making process, bridging the past with the present. The Artistic and Collectible Value of Al Diaz's Work The Deluxe Collectors Set assembles art objects extending beyond prints and photographs. This eclectic mix includes a hand-screened canvas tote bag, an enamel cross pin, a sticker pack, and a bookmark. Each item is a piece of memorabilia and a slice of the artistic journey that Diaz has embarked upon. Notably, the set has a blue marker and a signed letter of authenticity, sealing its value as a collectible. Al Diaz's contributions to the graffiti art scene are deeply etched into the cultural fabric of urban art. His work, especially the SAMO© tag, co-created with the legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, has become a symbol of street art's DIY ethos and provocative nature. This Deluxe Collectors Set does not merely reflect Diaz's artistic footprint; it serves as a conduit for the stories, the era, and the movement that SAMO© represents. Legacy of the SAMO© Tag The legacy of the SAMO© tag immortalized in this Deluxe Collectors Set is multifaceted. It's a testament to the power of words and images in the public domain, a reminder of street art's transitory yet impactful nature. The tag's cryptic messages once sparked curiosity and dialogue among passersby on New York's streets. Through this set, they continue instigating thought and appreciation among collectors and art enthusiasts. In essence, the "SAMO©…SINCE 1978..." Deluxe Collectors Set by Al Diaz is more than just an item of monetary value; it is an essential piece for anyone interested in the history and evolution of street pop art and graffiti artwork. Through this collection, Diaz cements his place in art history and invites others to explore and understand street art's profound impact on society and culture. As a limited edition of just 25 sets, it holds a unique place in the pantheon of modern art collectibles, embodying the spirit of a time when art took to the streets, challenging conventions and forever changing the face of urban expression.

    $409.00

  • BasquiART Archival Paper Standard Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta BasquiART Archival Paper Standard Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    BasquiART- Archival Paper Standard 15-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Deckled Archival Paper by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta. 2021 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 61 Artwork Size 22x30 2021 Edition of 61 Signed & Numbered- 15-Color Screen Print on Archival Paper with Deckled Edges Size: 30 x 22 Singed and thumb printed by the Artist.

    $4,583.00

  • Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #3 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #3 100% 400% Be@rbrick - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Andy Warhol Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #3 100% 400% Be@rbrick Art by Medicom Toy

    Andy Warhol X Jean Michel Basquiat #3 100% 400% BE@RBRICK Limited Edition Medicom Vinyl Artwork Toy Collectable Art Figure. 2022 Medicom Toy Two Artist on One Bearbrick! Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat are back with their third collaboration with Bearbrick and Medicom Toy. The third installment of Andy Warhol x Jean-Michel Basquiat Bearbricks is a work of art! Water transfer technology ensures unique print placements. The 100% and 400% size Bearbricks stand at 7cm and 28cm tall respectively.

    $467.00

  • Crown Oversized Archival Print by Marly Mcfly

    Marly Mcfly Crown Oversized Archival Print by Marly Mcfly

    Crown- Oversized Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Paper by Artist Marly Mcfly, Street Pop Art Graffiti Legend. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 27 Size 20x20

    $337.00

  • Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Adam Lister Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister Artwork Limited Edition Print on 300gsm Hot Press Matte Paper Graffiti Pop Street Artist. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 8x10 The Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister Art is a reproduction of a famous piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat, an influential artist from the 1980s New York City art scene. Basquiat's work often explores themes of race, identity, and society through his use of text and image. Adam Lister's interpretation of Basquiat's work uses his signature "8-bit" style, which employs small, square pixels to create a pixellated effect. The result is a unique and modern take on the iconic piece, which captures the essence of Basquiat's original while adding a fresh perspective. Giclee printing is a high-quality printing process that uses archival quality inks and papers to produce a print that is nearly identical to the original artwork in terms of color, detail, and texture. This means that the Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister Art is a faithful reproduction of the original piece, which is a great way for art lovers to own a piece of Basquiat's work without the high cost of an original. Overall, the Basquiat NY Times 1985 Giclee Print by Adam Lister Art is a unique and interesting piece that captures the spirit of both Basquiat and Lister's artistic styles. It is a great addition to any art collection, and a wonderful way to appreciate the work of two talented artists.

    $319.00

  • Warhol Vs Basquiat Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Adam Lister Warhol Vs Basquiat Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Warhol Vs Basquiat Giclee Print by Adam Lister Artwork Limited Edition Print on 300gsm Hot Press Matte Paper Graffiti Pop Street Artist. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 8x10 Adam Lister is a contemporary artist known for his unique, pixelated style that combines elements of digital art and traditional painting. Lister's artwork often reinterprets famous paintings, characters, and scenes from pop culture in his signature 8-bit style. "Warhol Vs Basquiat" is a giclee print by Adam Lister that features the iconic artists Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. In this piece, Lister captures the essence of these two art giants in a showdown, presenting them in his recognizable pixelated aesthetic. The artwork pays homage to their distinct styles and their collaborative relationship in the 1980s art scene. A giclee print is a high-quality reproduction of an original artwork, created using a specialized inkjet printer. The process involves spraying microscopic dots of pigment-based ink onto archival-quality paper or canvas, resulting in a long-lasting, vibrant, and highly detailed print. This method allows art enthusiasts to enjoy and collect Adam Lister's work at a more accessible price point than an original painting.

    $319.00

  • Pez Dispenser Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Adam Lister Pez Dispenser Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Pez Dispenser Giclee Print by Adam Lister Artwork Limited Edition Print on 300gsm Hot Press Matte Paper Graffiti Pop Street Artist. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 8x10 The "Pez Dispenser (Jean-Michel Basquiat)" giclee print by Adam Lister is a contemporary art piece inspired by the iconic American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat was known for his bold and expressive style, which often incorporated text and imagery from popular culture and street art. The print features Basquiat's signature crown motif and the familiar shape of a T-Rex. The use of pixelated blocks of color gives the print a modern and digital feel, while still referencing Basquiat's raw and emotive style. Giclee printing is a high-quality reproduction technique that uses fine art printers to produce prints with exceptional color accuracy and detail. The resulting print is a vibrant and durable work of art that captures the energy and spirit of the original painting. Overall, the "Pez Dispenser (Jean-Michel Basquiat)" giclee print is a unique and engaging tribute to one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, and a great addition to any contemporary art collection.

    $319.00

  • Sale -15% Bape Head Yellow & Black UltraGiclée Print by Adam Lister

    Adam Lister Bape Head Yellow & Black UltraGiclée Print by Adam Lister

    Bape Head Yellow & Black Giclee Print by Adam Lister Artwork Limited Edition Print on SIHL Ivory White Matt Paper Graffiti Pop Street Artist. 2023 Signed & Dated Limited Edition of TBD Artwork Size 22x22 Bape 30th Anniversary Collection The Bape Head Yellow & Black Giclee Print by Adam Lister is a piece of artwork featuring the iconic BAPE (A Bathing Ape) logo reimagined by contemporary artist Adam Lister. Known for his unique, pixelated style, Lister often takes pop culture icons and classic images and reinterprets them using geometric shapes and a minimalist aesthetic. In this particular print, Lister has applied his signature style to the recognizable BAPE logo, depicting the ape head using geometric shapes in a yellow and black color scheme. The giclee printing technique is used to create high-quality, vibrant reproductions of the original artwork, making it a popular choice for art collectors and streetwear enthusiasts alike. As a limited-edition piece, the Bape Head Yellow & Black Giclee Print by Adam Lister is likely to be highly sought after by collectors of contemporary art and fans of both Lister and the BAPE brand. It showcases the convergence of art and street culture, making it a unique and valuable addition to any collection.

    $677.00$575.00

  • Basquiat on The Street Archival Print by Ricky Powell Basquiat on The Street Archival Print by Ricky Powell

    Ricky Powell Basquiat on The Street Archival Print by Ricky Powell

    Basquiat on The Street Limited Edition Photo Archival Pigment Prints on Fine Art Paper by Ricky Powell Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2020 Signed Numbered & Titled by Ricky Powell's Hand Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 20x15 Photo Archival Pigment Print. Includes COA Signed 2nd Time by Powell. "Basquiat on The Street" is an archival print by the late Ricky Powell, a renowned New York City street photographer who captured the vibrant culture of the city during the 1980s and 1990s. Known as "The Rickster," Powell photographed many iconic figures from the worlds of music, art, and fashion. This particular print features the legendary Jean-Michel Basquiat, an American artist of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent who rose to prominence during the 1980s. Basquiat's work is known for its raw, expressive style and its commentary on race, class, and culture. His art often featured graffiti-like elements, which made him a significant figure in the street art movement. In "Basquiat on The Street," Ricky Powell captures Basquiat in his natural environment, surrounded by the urban landscape that inspired his art. The archival print is likely produced using high-quality, acid-free materials to ensure the longevity of the image. These prints are often sought after by collectors and fans of both Basquiat's work and Powell's photography.

    $550.00

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an influential American artist who emerged in the late 1970s and gained fame in the 1980s. Born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Haitian father and a Puerto Rican mother, Basquiat's diverse cultural background informed much of his work. He was a key figure in the neo-expressionist movement, which sought to return to more traditional forms of painting, as well as the street art movement that emerged in New York City during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Basquiat started his artistic career as a graffiti artist under the pseudonym "SAMO©," along with his friend Al Diaz. Their work consisted of cryptic messages and slogans, which quickly garnered attention within the art world. Basquiat transitioned from graffiti to more traditional mediums, incorporating elements of his street art into his paintings, drawings, and collages. His artwork often featured a complex interplay of words, symbols, and images, addressing themes such as race, identity, social injustice, and the human experience. Basquiat drew inspiration from various sources, including African art, music, pop culture, and historical events. In the 1980s, Basquiat's career skyrocketed, and he became friends with the likes of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Madonna. Despite his success, Basquiat struggled with drug addiction, which ultimately led to his untimely death from a heroin overdose at the age of 27 in 1988. Since his death, Basquiat's work has continued to grow in popularity and influence. His art has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, retrospectives, and documentaries, and his paintings have fetched record-breaking prices at auctions. Basquiat remains a significant figure in contemporary art history, with his work continuing to inspire and challenge viewers to this day.

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