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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Rise to Fame and Fortune

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Rise to Fame and Fortune

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    1. Jean-Michel Basquiat: Rise to Fame and Fortune By Derrick Au

    2. Early Life of Basquiat Born on December 22nd 1960 Encouraged to pursue art related activities by his mother He quit school at age 17 to pair up with his friend, Al Diaz They painted graffiti all over lower Manhattan buildings and subway cars with their logo: SAMO

    3. Art Periods of Basquiat From 1980-1982, Basquiat became obsessed with topics dealing with: Mortality His street existence Paintings of skulls 2. Poison (1984) by Warhol and Basquiat, acrylic and oilsticks on canvas.2. Poison (1984) by Warhol and Basquiat, acrylic and oilsticks on canvas.

    4. Art Periods of Basquiat (continued) From 1982 and 1985, Basquiat turns his focus to his black and hispanic identity Contemporary black figures events Hollywood Africans (1983) Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas Hollywood Africans (1983)Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas

    5. Art Periods of Basquiat (continued) From 1986 to 1988, Basquiat displays a collage of imagery using different symbols and contents

    6. Basquiat and Warhol His works sold for thousands of dollars in Europe However, there was little demand of his work in New York In 1983, he became friends with Andy Warhol

    7. Basquiat and Warhol (continued) Basquiat quickly rose to fame by being part of Warhols clique Collaborated with Warhol on some his art projects Basquiat lived an extravagant lifestyle and one of his addiction was drugs He died from a drug overdose in 1988 at the age of 27 Death at age 27 on August 12th 1988.Death at age 27 on August 12th 1988.

    8. Basquiat on the Internet Useful information about Basquiat can be found on: http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/Basquiat.html http://www.johnseed.com/basquiat.html Image Archives http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/basquiat_jean-michel.html http://www.artchive.com/artchive/ftptoc/basquiat_ext.html

    9. CREDITS All work is created and presented by Derrick Au Thank you for your time and interest.