Flexible

Flexible

By Jean-Michel Basquiat

SKU: G28085

Description

Flexible, Based On A Panel Painting Created In BasquiatÝs Venice, California Studio In 1984, Portrays The GriotÐa Storyteller, Entertainer, And Purveyor of Oral History From West African Culture. Referencing The ArtistÝs Exploration of And Struggle With The Role of Artist-As-Everyman, His Interest In Imagery From Earlier Cultures, An Affinity For Historical And Contemporary Art Black Figures and Portraits And An X-Ray View Into Internal Organs, Flexible Conveys An Examination of Identity. BasquiatÝs Signature Broad, Aggressive Brush Strokes And Flat Areas of Color Both Reveal And Conceal Previous Layers of Paint And Imagery, Framing One of The ArtistÝs Most Arresting And Iconic Figures and Portraits. The Posthumous Release Is Stamped And Signed By Lisane Basquiat And Jeanine Heriveaux, The ArtistÝs Sisters And Administrators of The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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Medium:

24 Color Screen Print

Year:

2016

Size:

60.25 X 45.5 inches

Edition:

of 85

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Flexible, Based On A Panel Painting Created In BasquiatÝs Venice, California Studio In 1984, Portrays The GriotÐa Storyteller, Entertainer, And Purveyor of Oral History From West African Culture. Referencing The ArtistÝs Exploration of And Struggle With The Role of Artist-As-Everyman, His Interest In Imagery From Earlier Cultures, An Affinity For Historical And Contemporary Art Black Figures and Portraits And An X-Ray View Into Internal Organs, Flexible Conveys An Examination of Identity. BasquiatÝs Signature Broad, Aggressive Brush Strokes And Flat Areas of Color Both Reveal And Conceal Previous Layers of Paint And Imagery, Framing One of The ArtistÝs Most Arresting And Iconic Figures and Portraits. The Posthumous Release Is Stamped And Signed By Lisane Basquiat And Jeanine Heriveaux, The ArtistÝs Sisters And Administrators of The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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