Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988Alternative names
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
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