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Jean-Michel Basquiat Large Porcelain Plate - Untitled "RRRR" (1982)

$150.00
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About Jean-Michel Basquiat Large Porcelain Plate - Untitled "RRRR" (1982)

This Ligne Blanche Basquiat Large Porcelain Plate features the New York School graffiti artist's work Untitled "RRRR" (1982). Like Andy Warhol and other Pop Artists, Basquiat eloquently critiqued the elitist pedestal of art through his popular culture references and immediately recognizable imagery. Basquiat also presented challenges to the institution of Art, along with the graffiti artist Keith Haring, who both served as intermediary artists attempting to bridge the academically-trained artistic production with that of the intuitive and non-traditional graffiti art. Basquiat's art style was focused on themes such as wealth versus poverty, integration versus segregation, and inner versus outer experience. He was mostly known for his unique combinations of text and images. His pieces were strongly political and direct in their address of power structure and systems of racism. More details on Jean-Michel Basquiat Large Porcelain Plate - Untitled "RRRR" (1982):

  • Dimensions: ø 10.63″ x 1″ inches
  • Weight: 2 lbs (est)
  • Material: Limoges Fine Porcelain
  • Color: White, Multicolored (details)
  • Artwork: Basquiat, Jean-Michel, Untitled "RRRR" (1982).
  • Made in France
  • Porcelaine de Limoges
  • © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Licensed by Artestar.
  • Care instruction: avoid dishwasher.
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    Basquiat
    Jean-Michel Basquiat was a New York City born and raised artist, musician, and producer. As part of the street art group named SAMO, Basquiat took advantage of a larger exposure of his art. Their art was known for their enigmatic epigrams displayed throughout the streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Basquiat art style focused on themes such as wealth versus poverty, integration versus segregation. His unique combination of text and image contributed to his fame. His pieces, such as Irony of Negro Policeman, were strongly political and direct in their address of power structure and systems of racism. Basquiat’s young life ended tragically at the age of 27. However, hundreds of artists still honor his risky and subversive artistic insight. His countercultural focus helped usher in the idea that street art was, in fact, real art. Moreover, his social commentary has had a lasting and powerful effect.

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