Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into an acclaimed Neo-expressionist and Primitivist painter by the 1980s.
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The blues encompasses more than the melancholic rhythms of Robert Johnson or the husky lyrics of John Lee Hooker.
Jean-Michel Basquiat, precocious and self-destructive painter, street artist, and musician, was fated to have a brief but momentous life.