Basquiat’s expressive art exploded in the 80s art scene like a jolt of adrenaline.  From the Comme des Garcons fashion show to Blondie videos and documentaries, Jean-Michel was the definition of cool and everybody wanted a piece of him.  Today his influence continues to make waves, with his work inspiring the worlds of hip-hop, fashion and beyond.

Basquiat: From Samo To Soho To Stardom

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