The Ruffian

Basquiat.

Posted in Uncategorized by The Ruffian on January 27, 2009
And most importantly, The Ruffians, where my nickname originated.

And most importantly, The Ruffians, where my nickname originated.

Source, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Michel_Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat ( December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988 ) was an American artist. He gained popularity first as a graffiti artist in New York City, and then as a successful 1980s-era Neo-expressionist artist. Basquiat’s paintings continue to influence modern-day artists and command high prices.

Clips from Julian Schanbels film, “Basquiat.”

Jean-Michel 1984, acrylic + mixed media

Jean-Michel 1984, acrylic + mixed media

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