Jean-Michel BASQUIAT (1960-1988)


Jean-Michel BASQUIAT (1960-1988)

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Personal data
Birth : 12/22/1960 - Brooklyn, New York NY New York, United States
Death : 08/12/1988 - Brooklyn, New York NY New York, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States
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Professional data
Work and Life
1988:At the age of 28 he died of an overdose, New York NY, USA.
1987:Deeply depressed by the death of Andy Warhol
1982:Youngest artist ever exhibited in Dokumenta 7
1982:Meets Julian Schnabel
1982:Meets Francesco Clemente
1982:Meets Andy Warhol
1979:Meets Keith Haring
1979:Basquiat and Diaz stop working together
1979:Meets the famous art critics Henry Geldzahler
1979:Meets Kenny Scharf
1978:Jazz and Rap music are influential to all his work.
1977:He creates graffiti with AL DIAZ.
1977:“SAMO©” (SAMe Old shit) appears on New York’s walls.
His mother was Puerto Rican and his father Haïtian.
Basquiat and Andy WARHOL collaborated on a number of paintings.

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Work
Categorie and medium

Painting Painting : Mixed media
Drawing-Watercolor Drawing-Watercolor : Collage
Movements and styles
Abstract Expressionism
Bad Painting
Figuration Libre
American Graffiti
Graffiti
Works
Untitled (Paris)
Date of creation : 1988
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Materials : grease pencil-graphite
Process : collage
Supports : paper
Size : 104 x 66 cm

Zydeco
Date of creation : 1984
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : acrylic-grease pencil
Supports : canvas
Size : 219 x 518 cm

Tabac
Date of creation : 1984
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : acrylic-grease pencil
Size : 219 x 173 cm

Napoleonic stereotype
Date of creation : 1983
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : acrylic-oil
Size : 168 x 152 cm

Self-Portrait
Date of creation : 1982
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : oil pastel
Subject : self-portrait
Size : 193 x 239 cm

Profit I
Date of creation : 1982
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 220 x 400 cm

Slave
Date of creation : 1982
Medium : Mixed media
Size : 183 x 305 cm

Mater
Date of creation : 1982
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Materials : acrylic-grease pencil
Supports : canvas
Size : 183 x 213 cm

sans titre
Date of creation : 1982
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 239 x 500 cm

Cadillac moon
Date of creation : 1981
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Materials : acrylic-grease pencil
Size : 167 x 173 cm

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Solo Exhibitions (Selected)
Solo exhibitions
2006
1981: The Studio of the Street
Deitch Projects – New York NY, United States
05/04/2006 – 05/27/2006

2005
Villa Malpensata – Museo d’Arte Moderna – Lugano TI, Switzerland
2005 – 06/19/2005

MFAH Museum of Fine Arts – Houston TX, United States
11/18/2005 – 02/12/2006

MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
07/15/2005 – 10/09/2005

BMA Brooklyn Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
03/11/2005 – 06/05/2005

In Word Only
Cheim & Read – New York NY, United States
02/17/2005 – 03/26/2005

2003
Musée Maillol – Paris, France
06/27/2003 – 10/23/2003

2002
Chiostro del Bramante – Rome, Italy
2002

2001
Museum Würth Moderne Kunst – Künzelsau, Germany
10/06/2001 – 01/01/2002

1999
Selected Paintings and Drawings
Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
10/01/1999 – 11/13/1999

1998
Paintings
Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/25/1998 – 06/06/1998

1996
Robert Miller Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

Serpentine Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1996

1995
The blue ribbon series
The Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh PA, United States
1995

1992
Retrospective
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
1992

Jean-Michel Basquiat – Une Rétrospective
Musée Cantini – Marseille, France
07/03/1992 – 09/21/1992

1988
Galerie Yvon Lambert – Paris, France
1988

Gallery Hans Mayer – Düsseldorf, Germany
1988

1987
Galerie Daniel Templon – Paris, France
1987

Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
1987

1986
Galerie Michael Werner – Cologne, Germany
1986

1984
Mary Boone Gallery – New York NY, United States
1984

1983
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
1983

1982
Gagosian Gallery – Beverly Hills CA, United States
1982

1981
SAMO
Galleria Emilio Mazzoli – Modena MO, Italy
1981

Annina Nosei Gallery – New York NY, United States
1981

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Group Exhibitions (Selected)
Art shows / fairs
2007
FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

2004
FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Darga & Lansberg Galerie – 36 Rue de Seine – Paris, France

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Cheim & Read – 547 West 25th Street – New York NY, United States

sf6 San Francisco International Art Exposition
Fort Mason – San Francisco CA, United States
01/16/2004 – 01/19/2004
Represented by : Arion Press – The Presidio 1802 Hays Street – San Francisco CA, United States

2003
Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

Paris Photo, n°7
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/13/2003 – 11/16/2003
Represented by : Hamiltons Gallery – 13 Carlos Place – London, United Kingdom

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Darga & Lansberg Galerie – 36 Rue de Seine – Paris, France

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Bernard Cats – 15 rue Ernest Allard – Brussels, Belgium

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art – 56 East 66th Street – New York NY, United States

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galerie Stefan Röpke – Sankt-Apern-Strasse 17-21 – Cologne, Germany

2002
Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Hamiltons Gallery – 13 Carlos Place – London, United Kingdom

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Galerie Alain Le Gaillard – 19 Rue Mazarine – Paris, France

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Private View Fine Art – 601 West 26th Street – New York NY, United States

2001
Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Beaubourg – Chateau Notre-Dame des Fleurs – Vence, France

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Mirabellplatz 2 – Salzburg, Austria

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galerie Alain Le Gaillard – 19 Rue Mazarine – Paris, France

ART2001 – The 13th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/17/2001 – 01/21/2001
Represented by : Coskun & Co. Fine Art – 93 Walton Street – London, United Kingdom

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : O’Hara Gallery – #1302 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

2000
ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Tornabuoni Arte – Tornabuoni Arte Via Fatebenefratelli 36 – Milan MI, Italy

1999
Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Lucien Durand – 19 Rue Mazarine – Paris, France

1998
ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galerie Lucien Durand – 19 Rue Mazarine – Paris, France

1990
ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Dau al Set – Consell de Cent 333 – Barcelona, Spain

Group exhibitions
2008
Double Face
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Picardie – Amiens, France
01/14/2008 – 02/07/2008

2007
Lignes de corps
Maison des Arts et Loisirs – Laon, France
03/23/2007 – 05/23/2007

2004
Á fripon, fripon et demi
Hôtel de Caumont – Avignon, France
2004 – 06/06/2004

Le feu sous la cendre
Geneva GE, Switzerland
2004 – 07/15/2004

De leur temps, collections privées Françaises
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Tourcoing, France
10/06/2004 – 12/06/2004

2003
Spalt Boom Pow!
CAMH Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – Houston TX, United States
2003 – 06/29/2003

A Way With Words
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
06/05/2003

Le cabinet de Joachim Blüher
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Picardie – Amiens, France
04/29/2003 – 05/28/2003

Le Cabinet de Jean-Michel Alberola : le fait accompli
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Picardie – Amiens, France
03/07/2003 – 04/12/2003

Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao / Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – Bilbao, Spain
02/15/2003 – 09/07/2003

2002
One Planet under a Groove
The Bronx Museum of the Arts – Bronx, New York NY, United States
02/2002 – 03/03/2002

Les Jeux dans l’art du 20e siècle
Espace Bellevue – Biarritz, France
06/22/2002 – 10/03/2002

Art Downtown
New York NY, United States
06/14/2002 – 09/15/2002

The Physical World: An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
Gagosian Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/09/2002 – 08/30/2002

Warhol-Basquiat-Clemente. Obras en colaboración
MNCARS Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia – Madrid, Spain
02/06/2002 – 04/29/2002

1999
The American Century: Art & Culture 1900-2000 Part I, 1900-1950
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
04/23/1999 – 08/22/1999

1998
Au fil du trait, de Matisse à Basquiat
Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain – Nîmes, France
06/26/1998 – 09/27/1998

1997
Jean-Michel Basquiat / Manuel Ocampo
Henry Art Gallery – University of Washington – Seattle WA, United States
1997

1996
Collaborations Warhol, Basquiat, Clemente
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
1996

Identidad Múltiple. Obras del Whitney Museum of American Art
MACBA – Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
12/20/1996 – 03/31/1997

1994
Le siècle des collages
La Galerie – Paris, France
10/21/1994 – 01/28/1995

1990
Boisrond, Combas, Di Rosa, Haring, Basquiat
Galerie Rachlin Lemarié Beaubourg – Paris, France
1990

Vingt ans après
Galerie Prazan-Fitoussi – Paris, France
1990

Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat : Paintings
Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
1990

1985
Warhol-Basquiat
Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
1985

Figuration Libre France/USA
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1985

1983
Champions
Tony Shafrazi Gallery – New York NY, United States
1983

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
1983

1982
Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

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Bibliography (Selected)
On the artist
Books
2000
Collection Lambert en Avignon – Beaux-Arts Collection
Paris, France
06/2000
ISBN : 2842783492

1999
Art at the Turn of the Millenium / L’Art au Tournant de l’An 2000
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
Director of publication: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
1999
ISBN : 3822873934

Exhibition catalogues
1996
Collaborations Warhol, Basquiat, Clemente
Publisher: Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Friedrichsplatz 18 – Kassel, Germany
1996

1992
Jean-Michel Basquiat – Une Rétrospective
Publisher: Musée Cantini – 19 rue Grignan – Marseille, France
1992

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Publisher: Whitney Museum of American Art – 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street – New York NY, United States
Author: Marshall Richard
1992

Periodicals
2003
KAMPIANNE Harry – L’enfant vaudou
in: Art Actuel n° 27 p. 32
Paris, France
07/2003-08/2003

2002
BENHAMOU-HUET Judith – Marché, cotations, records,…
in: Art Press – Supplément Art 33 Basel
Paris, France
2002