I have ten identical copies in total; all are brand new in their original boxes from TASCHEN, still completely untouched. I opened one of the boxes for the first time just to take photos for this posting.The actual book is still sealed in shrinkwrap in absolutely new condition. A few additional details about the book are below. Feel free to ask any questions. The most comprehensive edition to date. Is as strong as ever. Synonymous with New York in the 1980s. The artist first appeared in the late 1970s under the tag SAMO, spraying caustic comments and fragmented poems on the walls of the city. Part of a thriving underground scene of visual arts and graffiti, hip hop, post-punk, and DIY filmmaking. Which met in a booming art world. As a painter with a strong personal voice, Basquiat soon broke into the established milieu, exhibiting in galleries around the world. Basquiats expressive style was based on. Raw figures and integrated words and phrases.
His work is inspired by a pantheon of luminaries from jazz. Boxing, and basketball, with references to arcane history and the politics of street lifeso when asked about his subject matter, Basquiat answered royalty, heroism and the streets. In 1983 he started collaborating with the most famous of art stars.
And in 1985 was on the cover of. When Basquiat died at the age of 27, he had become. One of the most successful artists of his time. This book allows an unprecedented insight into Basquiats art, with pristine reproductions of.In large-scale format, the book offers. To Basquiats intricate marks and scribbled words, further illuminated by an introduction to the artist from editor.
As well as an essay on his themes and artistic development from curator and art historian. Richly illustrated year-by-year chapter breaks follow the artists life and quote from his own statements and contemporary reviews to provide both personal background and historical context.Is a book designer and editor specializing in contemporary art and photography. His TASCHEN publications include the Collectors Editions. And the David Hockney SUMO. As well as monographs like the XXL-sized. Is a curator at the Barbican Art Gallery.
She has worked on a number of critically acclaimed exhibitions and publications, including. Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep. Prior to the Barbican, she was curator of the Artangel Collection at Tate. She is a regular catalogue essayist, a writer for. And a previous Jerwood Writer in Residence.
Hardcover, 11.4 x 15.6 in. 13.40 lb, 500 pages. The item "Jean-Michel Basquiat XXL Taschen Book BRAND NEW IN BOX" is in sale since Sunday, July 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books". The seller is "nybooklover" and is located in New York, New York.
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