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 Jean-Michel Basquiat  (1960 - 1988)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: street-graffiti, naive figure painting, drawing

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Jean-Michel Basquiat
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1960 (New York City)
- 1988 (New York City)
New York street-graffiti, naive figure painting, drawing
* Collage and/or Decoupage
* Easel Painting
* Graffiti Street Art, Urban Art
* Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Installation Art
* Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
* Sculpture, Sculptor
* Spray Can Painting, Aerosol

* Acrylic Paint
* Assemblage
* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Conte Crayon
* Crayon
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Plastics
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour
* Wood

* Abstraction, Abstract
* Cartoon Drawing
* Folk Art, Naive, Primitive
* Naive, Childlike
* Pop Art

* Allegory, Metaphor
* Animals, Mammals
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
* Caricature
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Humor, Whimsy
* Landscape
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Self-Portrait
* Street Scenes, Street Genre

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Hawaiian Islands and/or South Seas, Tahiti

* Late 20th Century After 1950

* Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn
* Green-Wood Cemetery Collection
* UBS-Paine Webber Collection

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* Figure Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty

* Black, African-American

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Sao Paulo Bienniale

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