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Jean-Michel Basquiat : and the art of storytelling

Author: Hans Werner Holzwarth; Eleanor Nairne; Jean-Michel Basquiat
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book allows an unprecedented insight into 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 Werner Holzwarth, as well as an essay on his themes and artistic development from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Jean-Michel Basquiat
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Werner Holzwarth; Eleanor Nairne; Jean-Michel Basquiat
ISBN: 9783836580922 3836580926
OCLC Number: 1202254862
Notes: "Original edition: ©2018 TASCHEN Gmbh"--Colophon.
"First published in an XXL edition, this ... is now available in a compact, accessible volume"--Back cover flap.
Description: 511 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introducing Jean-Michel Basquiat / Hans Werner Holzwarth --
The art of storytelling / Eleanor Nairne --
I. 1978-1980: Samo is coming --
II. 1981: New York New Wave --
III. 1982: A Hollywood scenario --
IV. 1983: A graphic punch --
V. 1984: The measure of success --
VI. 1985: New art new money --
VII. 1986: Roots --
VIII. 1987-1988: A lifetime of works.
Responsibility: edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth ; with an essay by Eleanor Nairne ; directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen.


A condensed edition of the best-selling Basquiat monograph. Pristine reproductions of Basquiat's seminal paintings, drawings, and notebook sketches, as well as texts by editor Hans Werner Holzwarth  Read more...


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