Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat gained popularity, first as a graffiti artist in New York City, and then as a successful Neo-expressionist artist. Basquiat’s paintings continue to influence modern day artists and command high prices.
Jean‑Michel Basquiat (December 1960 – August was an American artist. He first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side
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