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8 edition of Basquiat found in the catalog.


Phoebe Hoban


a quick killing in art

by Phoebe Hoban

  • 154 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Basquiat, Jean Michel,
  • Artists -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-366) and index

    StatementPhoebe Hoban
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 384 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17108130M
    ISBN 100140236090

    Basquiat, despite the imposing swell of anecdote stirred up by Hoban, still comes across as little more than a colorful cipher. As is only fitting, reporter and New York Times columnist Hoban's zippy biography of the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat is less concerned with art than : Phoebe Hoban.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and a Haitian father--an ethnic mix that meant young Jean-Michel was fluent in French, Spanish and English by the age of Inat the age of 17, Basquiat took up graffiti, inscribing the landscape of downtown Manhattan with his signature "Samo."5/5(34).

This book is really about Basquiat's artwork, which is fine. It does include on pp. a full copy and a detail of "Philistines," (), which in October, "Basquiat's painting "The Philistines," (sic) is included in the exhibition "Expressive Painting after Picasso," Fondation (sic) Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland/5(69).

Hans Werner Holzwarth is a book designer and editor specializing in contemporary art and photography. His TASCHEN publications include Collector’s Editions like Jeff Koons, Christopher Wool, Albert Oehlen, Ai Weiwei, and the David Hockney SUMO A Bigger Book, as well as monographs like the XXL-sized Jean-Michel Basquiat and survey books such Category: Books > Art.

Jean-Michel Basquiat has 47 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jean-Michel Basquiat’s most popular book is The Notebooks. Jean-Michel Basquiat book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The first African-American artist to attain art superstardom, J /5. Jean-Michel Basquiat was a Neo-Expressionist painter in the s. He is best known for his primitive style and his collaboration with pop artist Andy :   Born in Brooklyn inJean-Michel Basquiat lived to the age of only twenty-seven.

His meteoric career as an artist had lasted no more than eight years. The one-time teenage runaway and high-school dropout was first included in a group exhibition inand almost immediately knew considerable success, enjoying his first solo exhibition just two years later/5(4).

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The ’80s art star who put poverty, power, and racism on the wall. Main SR only Anker Basquiat. US$ Enter your email address here and we’ll update you on availability: Category: Books > Art. A new addition to TASCHEN’s art catalog is a massive page edition that showcases the life and works of Jean-Michel ed by Eleanor Nairne and edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth, the monograph is an oversized hardcover filled with large-scale reproductions of the artist’s drawings, paintings, and notebook pages.

Several essays guide the reader year-by-year through. Michael Dayton Hermann is currently the director of licensing at the foundation, where he has worked for more than a decade, and, in a new book, Warhol on Author: Erin Vanderhoof.

About Taschen – Jean-Michel Basquiat Book XXL. This book allows an unprecedented insight into Jean-Michel Basquiat’s art, with pristine reproductions of his most seminal paintings, drawings, and notebook sketches. In large-scale format, the book offers vivid proximity to Basquiat’s intricate marks and scribbled words, further illuminated by an introduction to the artist from editor Hans.

Basquiat-isms is a collection of essential quotations from this godfather of urban culture. In these brief, compelling, and memorable selections, taken from his interviews as well Basquiat book his visual and written works, Basquiat writes and speaks about culture, his artistic persona, the art world, artistic influence, race, urban life, and many other Brand: Princeton University Press.

This bestselling book, now available in a compact edition, celebrates Basquiat's achievements in the contexts of the key influences on his art. It not only re-evaluates the artist's principal works and their meaning, but also explains what keeps his painting relevant today/5(4).

About this Item: Princeton University Press MayHardcover. Condition: New. A collection of essential quotations and other writings from artist and icon Jean-Michel BasquiatOne of the most important artists of the late twentieth century, Jean-Michel Basquiat explored the interplay of words and images throughout his career, from his early days as a member of the New York City.

The book also received starred reviews in Kirkus Reviews, the Horn Book Guide, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Connection. Elizabeth Bush, however, in The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books criticized the lack of Basquiat's own art, even in the book's : Javaka Steptoe.

Basquiat’s sentences in this book are so delicate and not wasted. They show his inner world truthfully and precisely, why he was a unique person and a unique artist. I love this book."—Ai Weiwei "[Warsh] makes the contents sound good, too: 'this book provides a glimpse into Basquiat’s incredible mind.

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story. Jennifer Clement Buy from $ The Notebooks. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Larry Warsh (Editor) Buy from $ Basquiat. Marc Mayer (Editor) Buy from $ Basquiat-Isms.

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Larry Warsh (Editor) Buy from $ Basquiat. Jean Michel Basquiat, Museum of Fine Arts Buy from $ Basquiat's.

Widow Basquiat conjures real characters, a real time and real place. It’s not theory – it’s representation. The life of Basquiat is a joyous lightning bolt when it is described in true detail, as it is in Clement’s extraordinary as-told-to poem.”—Glenn O’Brien, Artforum.

Collaborations: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, Andy Warhol (signed by artist) by Basquiat, Jean-Michel and Francesco Clemente, Andy Warhol and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Jean-Michel Basquiat (Decem –Aug ) was an American artist of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent who first came to fame as one half of a New York City graffiti duo known as SAMO.

The book has been credited as an influence in the formation of his experimental rock band Gray, in It also shaped him as an : Nadra Kareem Nittle. The book is called Jean-Michel Basquiat, his time in Hana Maui. It is available on Amazon, and Smashwords.

I also included essays from my travels around the world, and I. Basquiat was a canny, coked-out art-world Candide, with a revolving set of Panglosses, including the Ur-Pangloss of them all, Warhol. For Basquiat, dying was a way of never growing up.

The story of Jean-Michel Basquiat is not so much the study of a life as the study of a life style at a particular moment in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Get out the book Radiant Child and show students the cover of the book.; Explain to the students that the cover shows a picture of a young Basquiat.

Read the "About This Book" section of the book prior to reading the story to provide background information about the author and artist who wrote the book, Javaka Steptoe.

Basquiat (Book): Basquiat, Jean Michel: Blackwell North AmerBorn in Brooklyn inJean-Michel Basquiat lived to the age of only twenty-seven. His meteoric career as an artist had lasted no more than eight years. The one-time teenage runaway and high-school dropout was first included in a group exhibition inand almost immediately knew considerable success, enjoying his first solo.

At the heart of this book is the story of Basquiat's collaboration with Andy Warhol, orchestrated by Bruno Bischofberger, the quintessential art dealer of the 's, who handled Basquiat's work worldwide. He was a master of hype and buying art in bulk, and organized shows for Basquiat in.

Widow Basquiat is an exploration of the artist as seen through the eyes of his muse, Suzanne. It is a love story like no other. It is a love story like no other.

This audio edition is read by Noma Dumezweni, who starred as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This book stands alone as an art work: the reproductions are generous and well color-keyed, the essays are first rate, and the documentation of the works by Basquiat is in essence a Catalogue raisonné.

So whether or not you have access to this traveling exhibition should not influence whether you add this important book to your library.5/5(5). This book is a follow-up to a similar book of quotes from Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Humanity, which Warsh also edited and published with Princeton.

“Ai. Jean-Michel Basquiat is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the late 20th century, and to further honor the iconic figure, art literature publisher Taschen unveils a special. Moleskine Basquiat Special Edition Notebook, Black Notebook with Hard Cover, Elastic Closure and White Page, Large Size 13 x 21 cm, Page out of 5 stars 1 Office Product.

Ever since I saw the movie about him with David Bowie as Warhol I've been really interested in the life and works of Basquiat. I have to read a book for a class that at least remotely relates to US history, so I thought I'd read his biography, and was wondering which was the most highly regarded around here.

‎ A New York Times Notable Book: This national bestseller is a vivid biography of the meteoric rise and tragic death of art star Jean-Michel Basquiat Painter Jean-Michel Basquiat was the Jimi Hendrix of the art world. In less than a decade, he went from being a teenage graffiti arti /5(3). Reading Basquiat turns the focus from the artist’s lifestyle to his work and the ways in which his approach to appropriation and improvisation addressed the artistic discourse of the s.

With this book, Saggese changes the conversation about Basquiat and African Americans’ participation in contemporary art.". Jean-Michel Basquiat seems to have spent most of his brief life on the right side of the brain.

Only another artist could understand that, and “Basquiat” is the confident, poetic filmmaking debut of the painter Julian Schnabel, who was a friend of Basquiat' Schnabel remembers him, he is a quiet, almost wordless presence, a young man who rarely says what he is thinking and often.

Andy Warhol's friendship with Jean-Michel Basquiat revealed in unseen photos Book offers ‘voyeuristic glimpse’ into the two artists’ lives with hundreds of Warhol’s images and diary Author: Dalya Alberge.

Parents need to know that Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is the Caldecott Medal-winning picture book biography of Basquiat, who grew up in Brooklyn the son of a Haitian dad and Puerto Rican his 20s he was an art star, hanging with Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Madonna.

He played hard and died young of a drug overdose, information that's 5/5. Radiant Child is a heartfelt and vibrant picture book about the childhood and life of Puerto Rican-Haitian American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Written for young children, it celebrates Basquiat’s art and traces the early steps of his artistic formation, as he makes his way toward the pinnacle of fame.

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Over $ - apply Price filter. Basquiat - Paperback By Leonhard Emmerling - VERY GOOD. Pre-Owned. out of 5 stars. Jean-Michel Basquiat: Xerox provides the first concentrated examination of the extraordinary body of work that the artist created using Xerox copies as his principal medium and compositional focal point.

These immersive, collaged Xerox paintings epitomize Basquiat's extraordinary instinct for visual language. Their raw, allover compositions incorporate recycled and transformed signs and. Product Information. Life lines: The 80s art star who put poverty, power, and racism on the wall An icon of s New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat () first made his name under the graffiti tag "SAMO", before establishing his studio practice and catapulting to fast fame at the age of /5(7).

People Basquiat, the Comic Book: See the Rise of Art Star Jean-Michel Basquiat in a New Graphic Novel. Basquiat's dramatic life story has inspired films, a .The book offers the intimate reading experience one expects when engaging with an artist's private musing."—Megan N.

Liberty, Hyperallergic "The Notebooks by Jean-Michel Basquiat is one of the most interesting books published in recent memory A book for all seasons—it is a text and an art object at once, adding a new dimension to our.Reading ‘Basquiat’ (Book Review) 8 Jun Reading Basquiat.

by Lorette C. Luzajic. Most people either love his work or hate it. Jean-Michel Basquiat’s strange and primitive medleys are either repulsive or compulsively compelling. I think he is a genius, but then, I’ve long held a maudlin fascination with the madness-creativity dichotomy.