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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) b. America

Basquiat - Self Portrait

“I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Too abstract expressionist, or I'd draw a ram's head, really messy. I'd never win painting contests. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman.” - http://www.artquotes.net/masters/basquiat-quotes.htm

Media emphasis: painter

Art movement(s): Neo-Expressionist

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, line, movement, rhythm, texture

Helpful links: http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/95dec/basquiat.html



Basquiat-Warhol- Sweet Pungent
Basquiat - Dos Cabezas

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