Jean-Michel Basquiat

Basquiat and Postcoloniality About Basquiat art critic Robert Farris Thompson writes, " What identifies Jean-Michel Basquiat as a major artist is courage and full powers of self-transformation.  That courage, meaning not being afraid to fail, transforms paralyzingly self-conscious 'predicaments of culture' into confident 'ecstasies of cultures recombined.'  He had the guts, what is more, to …

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