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Basquiat Art

Priceless: Mr. Chow on Basquiat

Austin Considine | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

A haven for amazing artist in the Eighties, the colorful Mr. Chow describes how he'd "cuddle" his friend Basquiat if he were alive today. As the 1982 seminal work, Dustheads, goes to auction Wednesday, a peek into an intimate journal the artist gave his eatery friend.

Priceless: Mr. Chow on Basquiat

Michael Chow | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Michael Chow

A haven for amazing artist in the Eighties, the colorful Mr. Chow describes how he'd "cuddle" his friend Basquiat if he were alive today. As the 1982 seminal work, Dustheads, goes to auction Wednesday, a peek into an intimate journal the artist gave his eatery friend.

Basquiat's Biggest Fan

Austin Considine | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

I say this as his friend and fellow artist: I didn't do it so Basquiat could break records. I wanted to bring Basquiat to a more important place of recognition, to join the ranks of masters like Jackson Pollock and Francis Bacon.

Basquiat: 80% Anger And 20% Mystery

John Seed | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Money, fame and drugs never dimmed the visions of racial injustice and historical abuses of power that both haunted Jean-Michel Basquiat and fueled his imagination. Jean's sustained adolescent rage became the engine of his bracingly original art.

Happy Birthday, Jean-Michel Basquiat!

Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of neoexpressionist artist and graffiti king extraordinaire, Jean-Michel Basquiat. The celebrated American painter, praised by e...