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Basquiat illustrated exhibition poster 1984 (Basquiat prints), 1984

Offset lithograph
17 1/2 × 22 in
44.5 × 55.9 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$4,800
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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s exhibition posters chronicle the street art legend’s life and career, …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s exhibition posters chronicle the street art legend’s life and career, including his early days as a struggling graffiti artist, his famed collaborations with Andy Warhol, and his posthumous rise to contemporary art market superstar. The Batman Show (1979) is Basquiat’s first known exhibition …

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Lot 180
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Stockholm, 1984:
Rare 1984 Basquiat exhibition poster created by Basquiat for …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Stockholm, 1984:
Rare 1984 Basquiat exhibition poster created by Basquiat for the exhibition: 'Jean-Michel Basquiat at Galleri Fem (Galleri V), March 2-March 11, 1984, Stockholm, Sweden'

Offset lithograph, 1984

17.5 x 22 inches

Fold-lines as originally issued; in otherwise excellent overall …

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Medium
Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Printed signature
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
N/A
Publisher
Gallery V (Galleri Fem) Stockholm
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Jean-Michel Basquiat
American, 1960–1988
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A poet, musician, and graffiti prodigy in late-1970s New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat had honed his signature painting style of obsessive scribbling, elusive symbols and diagrams, and mask-and-skull imagery by the time he was 20. “I don’t think about art while I work,” he once said. “I think about life.” Basquiat drew his subjects from his own Caribbean heritage—his father was Haitian and his mother of Puerto Rican descent—and a convergence of African-American, African, and Aztec cultural histories with Classical themes and contemporary heroes like athletes and musicians. Often associated with Neo-expressionism, Basquiat received massive acclaim in only a few short years, showing alongside artists like Julian Schnabel, David Salle, and Francesco Clemente. In 1983, he met Andy Warhol, who would come to be a mentor and idol. The two collaborated on a series of paintings before Warhol’s death in 1987, followed by Basquiat’s own untimely passing a year later.

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About the work
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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s exhibition posters chronicle the street art legend’s life and career, …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s exhibition posters chronicle the street art legend’s life and career, including his early days as a struggling graffiti artist, his famed collaborations with Andy Warhol, and his posthumous rise to contemporary art market superstar. The Batman Show (1979) is Basquiat’s first known exhibition …

Read more
Lot 180
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Stockholm, 1984:
Rare 1984 Basquiat exhibition poster created by Basquiat for …

Read more

Jean-Michel Basquiat Stockholm, 1984:
Rare 1984 Basquiat exhibition poster created by Basquiat for the exhibition: 'Jean-Michel Basquiat at Galleri Fem (Galleri V), March 2-March 11, 1984, Stockholm, Sweden'

Offset lithograph, 1984

17.5 x 22 inches

Fold-lines as originally issued; in otherwise excellent overall …

Read more
Medium
Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Printed signature
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
N/A
Publisher
Gallery V (Galleri Fem) Stockholm
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Jean-Michel Basquiat
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$4,000–$8,000
This work
$0
$84,000+
Jean-Michel Basquiat
American, 1960–1988
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A poet, musician, and graffiti prodigy in late-1970s New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat had honed his signature painting style of obsessive scribbling, elusive symbols and diagrams, and mask-and-skull imagery by the time he was 20. “I don’t think about art while I work,” he once said. “I think about life.” Basquiat drew his subjects from his own Caribbean heritage—his father was Haitian and his mother of Puerto Rican descent—and a convergence of African-American, African, and Aztec cultural histories with Classical themes and contemporary heroes like athletes and musicians. Often associated with Neo-expressionism, Basquiat received massive acclaim in only a few short years, showing alongside artists like Julian Schnabel, David Salle, and Francesco Clemente. In 1983, he met Andy Warhol, who would come to be a mentor and idol. The two collaborated on a series of paintings before Warhol’s death in 1987, followed by Basquiat’s own untimely passing a year later.

Basquiat illustrated exhibition poster 1984 (Basquiat prints), 1984

Offset lithograph
17 1/2 × 22 in
44.5 × 55.9 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$4,800
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: Free domestic, $50 rest of world
Locked
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