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Skira

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Hardcover, 10 x 11 in. / 200 pgs / 162 illustrations.

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ISBN 9788876242649 TRADE
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

By Rudy Chiappini.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

The brief but intense artistic career of this celebrated protagonist of New York's fabled downtown art scene of the 1980s

Controversial cult artist, enfant terrible of the art world, friend of Haring and Warhol, and both idol and a victim of the art scene of the '80s-Jean-Michel Basquiat was a legend in his own lifetime. This catalog, published in conjunction with the major retrospective at the Lugano Museum of Modern Art, provides an excellent overview of Basquiat's life and work. As an African-American painter, Basquiat has made a significant impact on the history of contemporary art. From his origins as a street graffiti artist, he became one of the most influential artists of his time: in 2005 his work is being celebrated in seperate exhibitions in the US and Europe. As emblems of the contemporary world, his explosive, colorful, and apparently naéf canvases have an unparalleled force. The brief but intense artistic career of this celebrated proponent of the downtown New York art scene of the 1980s is covered through some fifty paintings and twenty works on paper drawn from prestigious private collections and museums. This book offers a new intense dialogue with the more modern expressions of twentieth-century art.


Rudy Chiappini is Director of the Lugano Modern Art Museum.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Jean-Michel Basquiat

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876242649
USD $65.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 7/12/2005
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Art and Objecthood

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: ART AND OBJECTHOOD

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775753319
USD $65.00
| CAN $88

Pub Date: 10/18/2022
Forthcoming


Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

WRITING THE FUTURE: BASQUIAT AND THE HIP-HOP GENERATION

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468713
USD $50.00
| CAN $69.95 UK £ 35

Pub Date: 5/5/2020
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Remix

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: REMIX

ACTES SUD/COLLECTION LAMBERT

ISBN: 9782330126308
USD $33.00
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 11/19/2019
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Basquiat's "Defacement"

BASQUIAT'S "DEFACEMENT"

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780892075485
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95 UK £ 24.95

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Xerox

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: XEROX

HATJE CANTZ/NAHMAD CONTEMPORARY

ISBN: 9783775745857
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 10/8/2019
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775725934
USD $65.00
| CAN $87

Pub Date: 11/30/2010
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