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Charles the First, 1983

Acrylic and oil stick on canvas, three panels
78 × 65 in
198.1 × 165.1 cm
On loan
location
New York
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© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York
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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Charles the First, 1983

Acrylic and oil stick on canvas, three panels
78 × 65 in
198.1 × 165.1 cm
On loan
location
New York
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