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SAMO As A Neo Art Form, 1982

Cement
24 × 60 in
61 × 152.4 cm
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The Neo-Expressionist painter Jean-Michel Basquiat started his career in the 70’s as a graffiti …

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The Neo-Expressionist painter Jean-Michel Basquiat started his career in the 70’s as a graffiti artist in New York City. Samo©, pronounced say-mo short for Same Old Shit, was born as a collective project between Jean-Michel Basquiat and fellow graffiti artist Al Diaz. The duo became infamous around lower Manhattan for …

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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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The Neo-Expressionist painter Jean-Michel Basquiat started his career in the 70’s as a graffiti …

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The Neo-Expressionist painter Jean-Michel Basquiat started his career in the 70’s as a graffiti artist in New York City. Samo©, pronounced say-mo short for Same Old Shit, was born as a collective project between Jean-Michel Basquiat and fellow graffiti artist Al Diaz. The duo became infamous around lower Manhattan for …

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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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SAMO As A Neo Art Form, 1982

Cement
24 × 60 in
61 × 152.4 cm
Bidding closed
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