Basquiat

Boom for Real

Author: Dieter Buchhart,Eleanor Nairne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791356365

Category:

Page: 280

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Focusing on Jean-Michel Basquiat's extraordinary breadth of influences, from graffiti to bebop jazz to Hollywood cinema, this exciting new survey charts his ground-breaking career. Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO(c). He went on to work on collages, Xerox art, postcards, performances, and music before establishing his reputation as one of the most important painters of his generation. Accompanying a major exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, this book opens with introductory essays from the curators, which place his practice in a wider art historical context and look at his career through the lens of performance. Six thematic chapters offer new research, with essays from poet Christian Campbell on SAMO(c); curator Carlo McCormick on New York / New Wave; writer Glenn O'Brien on the downtown scene; academic Jordana Moore Saggese on Basquiat's relationship to film and television; and music scholar Francesco Martinelli on Basquiat's obsession with jazz. This insightful new survey also features extended captions, rare archival material, and extensive photography, demonstrating how Basquiat's legacy remains more powerful and relevant than ever today.

Basquiat

Author: Jean-Michel Basquiat,Dieter Buchhart

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Verlag

ISBN: 9783775725934

Category: Art

Page: 186

View: 2057

"American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) quickly became one of art history's most luminescent personalities; his friendships with Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Madonna, as well as his tragic death at the age of twenty-seven, are the stuff of legend. This retrospective publication traces the artist's unique career and pinpoints his important position in art history. Basquiat's works are marked by the kind of intensity and energy that also determined the course of his brief life. In just eight years--comparable to the career of Egon Schiele--Basquiat not only managed to create an extensive oeuvre, but also to establish new figurative and expressive elements alongside Conceptual and Minimal Art. At the age of twenty-one, he became the youngest artist ever to be invited to the documenta, while his work also anticipated that of Germany's Junge Wilde movement and the art of the nineties."--Publisher's website.

Widow Basquiat

A Love Story

Author: Jennifer Clement

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0553419927

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

View: 428

The beautifully written, deeply affecting story of Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together New York City in the 1980s was a mesmerizing, wild place. A hotbed for hip hop, underground culture, and unmatched creative energy, it spawned some of the most significant art of the 20th century. It was where Jean-Michel Basquiat became an avant-garde street artist and painter, swiftly achieving worldwide fame. During the years before his death at the age of 27, he shared his life with his lover and muse, Suzanne Mallouk. A runaway from an unhappy home in Canada, Suzanne first met Jean-Michel in a bar on the Lower East Side in 1980. Thus began a tumultuous and passionate relationship that deeply influenced one of the most exceptional artists of our time. In emotionally resonant prose, award-winning author Jennifer Clement tells the story of the passion that swept Suzanne and Jean-Michel into a short-lived, unforgettable affair. A poetic interpretation like no other, Widow Basquiat is an expression of the unrelenting power of addiction, obsession and love. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Basquiat

A Quick Killing in Art

Author: Phoebe Hoban

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504034503

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

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A New York Times Notable Book: This national bestseller is a vivid biography of the meteoric rise and tragic death of art star Jean-Michel Basquiat Painter Jean-Michel Basquiat was the Jimi Hendrix of the art world. In less than a decade, he went from being a teenage graffiti artist to an international art star; he was dead of a drug overdose at age twenty-seven. Basquiat’s brief career spanned the giddy 1980s art boom and epitomized its outrageous excess. A legend in his own lifetime, Basquiat was a fixture of the downtown scene, a wild nexus of music, fashion, art, and drugs. Along the way, the artist got involved with many of the period’s most celebrated personalities, from his friendships with Keith Haring and Andy Warhol to his brief romantic fling with Madonna. Nearly thirty years after his death, Basquiat’s story—and his art—continue to resonate and inspire. Posthumously, Basquiat is more successful than ever, with international retrospectives, critical acclaim, and multimillion dollar sales. Widely considered to be a major twentieth-century artist, Basquiat’s work has permeated the culture, from hip-hop shout-outs to a plethora of products. A definitive biography of this charismatic figure, Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art is as much a portrait of the era as a portrait of the artist; an incisive exposé of the eighties art market that paints a vivid picture of the rise and fall of the graffiti movement, the East Village art scene, and the art galleries and auction houses that fueled his meteoric career. Basquiat resurrects both the painter and his time.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Biography

Author: Eric Fretz

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313380570

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 199

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This work examines the fascinating life and art of the African American painter Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988). • Photographs show Basquiat at various times in his career, including shots in his studio surrounded by his work • A list of artworks described in the text provides details and sources where they can be viewed in full color, including images online

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Author: Dieter Buchhart

Publisher: Editions Gallimard

ISBN: 9782072801532

Category:

Page: 320

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* Accompanies a major double exhibition on Jean-Michel Basquiat and Egon Schiele - two artists that died too young but created masses of work over the course of a decade, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, from 2nd October 2018 to 4th January 2019* Comprises drawings, gouaches and paintings sourced from private collections and museums all over the worldIn 2018 the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, will host exhibitons on two of the greatest artists of the 20th century - Egon Schiele, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Both exhibitions will have the same curator, and will be held at the same time. The shows will illustrate exactly what it is that linked the two artists: line, and the use of expressive force.This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition, labelled "the definitive exhibition" by its curator, brings together 100 of the artist's most important masterpieces, sourced from interational museums and private collections. With the astonishing radicalness of his artistic practice, Basquiat renewed the concept of art with enduring impact. This Basquiat retrospective centres on the idea of Basquiat's unique energetic line, his use of words, symbols, and how he integrates collage in his paintings, sculptures, objects, and large-scale drawings.The catalogue includes texts by great authors, including Paul Schimmel who tells of his meeting with Basquiat in California; Francesco Pellizi who knew Basquiat well and has not written about him for a long time; and Okwui Enwezor who talks about the Afro American identity.

The Notebooks

Author: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691167893

Category: Art

Page: 304

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781891475146

Category: Art

Page: 336

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With reproductions of the artist's best work, and a large selection of never-before-seen photographs, this monograph is rounded off with essays and remembrances of Basquiat by critics, colleagues and friends. 200 photos, 175 in color.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Words Are All We Have

Author: Dieter Buchhart,Jean-Michel Basquiat

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers

ISBN: 9783775741842

Category:

Page: 208

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Language in the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, from graffiti to word as motif In the wild New York of the 1980s, Jean-Michel Basquiat was the first African-American artist to receive art-world attention. The complexity and trailblazing innovative power of his paintings has been widely discussed, but this book focuses on the treatment of language in Basquiat's ouevre. With its complex structures, spontaneous rhythms and sampled, collage-like manifestations, his work was drawn into the orbit of the Beat Generation poets and the protagonists of the musical avant-garde. The multitalented Basquiat created a shimmering, syncopated fabric of images and text, which the American curator and critic Robert Storr aptly called "eye rap." It was with this unpretentious and spontaneous way of working that Basquiat rewrote art history.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

dipinti

Author: Jean Michel Basquiat

Publisher: Mondadori Electa

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 134

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Basquiat

The Unknown Notebooks

Author: Dieter Buchhart,Tricia Laughlin Bloom

Publisher: Skira

ISBN: 0847845826

Category: Art

Page: 245

View: 9887

"Published on the occasion of the exhibition Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks, held at the Brooklyn Museum, April 3-August 23, 2015"--Colophon.

Radiant Child

The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Author: Javaka Steptoe

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316394327

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8438

A visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe. Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.

Please Kill Me

The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

Author: Legs McNeil,Gillian McCain

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 0802192769

Category: Music

Page: 488

View: 6291

“Ranks up there with the great rock & roll books of all time.”—Time Out New York “Lurid, insolent, disorderly, funny, sometimes gross, sometimes mean and occasionally touching . . . Resounds with authenticity.”—The New York Times “No volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth . . . Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there.”—Rolling Stone A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era. This 20th anniversary edition features new photos and an afterword by the authors. “Utterly and shamelessly sensational.”—Newsday

Jean-Michel Basquiat

1960-1988

Author: Leonhard Emmerling

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN: 9783822816370

Category: Art

Page: 96

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Starting as an enigmatic street graffiti artist in New York in the late 1970s, Jean-Michel Basquiat went on to become the shooting star of the art world before succumbing to a drug overdose in 1988. This is his story.

Symbol Sourcebook

An Authoritative Guide to International Graphic Symbols

Author: Henry Dreyfuss

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471288725

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

View: 1503

Collects and defines more than twenty-thousand graphic symbols, used in scientific, industrial, and social communication

Living with a SEAL

31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet

Author: Jesse Itzler

Publisher: Center Street

ISBN: 1455534692

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 8679

Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in the New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters. Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. His life is about being bold and risky. So when Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hired a rather unconventional trainer to live with him for a month-an accomplished Navy SEAL widely considered to be "the toughest man on the planet"! LIVING WITH A SEAL is like a buddy movie if it starred the Fresh Prince of Bel- Air...and Rambo. Jesse is about as easy-going as you can get. SEAL is...not. Jesse and SEAL's escapades soon produce a great friendship, and Jesse gains much more than muscle. At turns hilarious and inspiring, LIVING WITH A SEAL ultimately shows you the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.

Reading Basquiat

Exploring Ambivalence in American Art

Author: Jordana Moore Saggese

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520276248

Category: Art

Page: 222

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Before his death at the age of twenty-seven, Jean-Michel Basquiat completed nearly 2,000 works. These unique compositions—collages of text and gestural painting across a variety of media—quickly made Basquiat one of the most important and widely known artists of the 1980s. Reading Basquiat provides a new approach to understanding the range and impact of this artist’s practice, as well as its complex relationship to several key artistic and ideological debates of the late twentieth century, including the instability of identity, the role of appropriation, and the boundaries of expressionism. Jordana Moore Saggese argues that Basquiat, once known as “the black Picasso,” probes not only the boundaries of blackness but also the boundaries of American art. Weaving together the artist’s interests in painting, writing, and music, this groundbreaking book expands the parameters of aesthetic discourse to consider the parallels Basquiat found among these disciplines in his exploration of the production of meaning. Most important, Reading Basquiat traces the ways in which Basquiat constructed large parts of his identity—as a black man, as a musician, as a painter, and as a writer—via the manipulation of texts in his own library.

Basquiat and the Bayou

Author: Franklin Sirmans,Robert O'Meally,Robert Farris Thompson

Publisher: Prestel Pub

ISBN: 9783791354040

Category: Art

Page: 112

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Born in Brooklyn to a Haitian father and Puerto-Rican mother, Jean-Michel Basquiat was deeply interested in Afro-Atlantic culture and he drew upon his heritage in many of his highly acclaimed paintings. This book looks closely - for the first time - at Basquiat’s southern-themed paintings. The paintings in this book are filled with references to the history and culture of the South, a place the artist visited sparingly. Insightful essays discuss the importance of Basquiat’s work in relation to a subject that occupied his attention throughout his career.00Exhibition: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, USA; 25.10.2014 - 25.1.2015.

Basquiat

Author: Jean Michel Basquiat,Marc Mayer,Fred Hoffman

Publisher: Merrell Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781858943619

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 545

Celebrating the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, this volume features reproductions of his work, including rarely-seen pieces from private collections. It offers new perspectives on Basquiat's achievements, exploring them in the contexts of his key influences, and explores many individual works in detail.