Before graffiti was middle class…

Always Be Willing to Learn

Jean-Michel Basquiat -- PHOTO BY JAMES VAN DER ZEE

Cited as Lil’ Wayne’s favorite visual artist, the late Jean-Michal Basquiat, a graffiti-inspired artist began his graffiti-inspired works in the subways until he graduated to the galleries of SOHO. The January 1983 issue of interview holds the entire conversation between him and curator Henry Geldzahler and can be found here

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~ by candyshanks on July 8, 2011.

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