Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988

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B. 1960 d. 1988.

From the description of Jean-Michel Basquiat artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432702

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) was an African American artist with Puerto Rican and Haitian American ancestry. He gained popularity as a graffiti artist in New York City and international acclaim as a neo-expressionist artist.

SAMO© Graffiti was a collaboration between Jean-Michel Basquiat, Al Diaz, and Shannon Dawson from 1977 to 1980, which consisted of short phrases of graffiti painted on the streets in downtown Manhattan, New York City. Dawson was also a trumpet player with several bands, including Gray and Konk.

From the description of Notebook related to SAMO© Graffiti, 1978 September-1979 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199110

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Basquiat, Jean Michel, 1960- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf BASQUIAT, JEAN MICHEL. Franklin Furnace artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988. Notebook related to SAMO© Graffiti, 1978 September-1979 January. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Digital Collections and Services. Records, Exhibition views: installations. Basquiat. 2005. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Annina Nosei Gallery Archive, 1963-2009 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Basquiat, Jean Michel. Jean-Michel Basquiat artist file. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
creatorOf Hanuman books. Hanuman books records, 1978-1996, (bulk 1986-1994). University of Michigan
creatorOf Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988. [Jean Michel Basquiat] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf [Collection of Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition announcement cards and other related single-sheet publications]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Miramax Films. [Collection of promotional materials for the Miramax film Basquiat]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Nosei, Annina. Annina Nosei Gallery Archive 1963-2009. New York University, Fales Collection
creatorOf Basquiat, Jean Michel. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
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associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Dept. of Digital Collections and Services. corporateBody
associatedWith Dawson, Shannon. person
associatedWith Diaz, Al. person
associatedWith Hanuman books. corporateBody
associatedWith Nosei, Annina person
associatedWith Nosei, Annina. person
associatedWith SAMO© Graffiti. corporateBody
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
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Graffiti--Pictorial works
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Birth 1960-12-22

Death 1988-08-12

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English

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