Jean-Michel Basquiat: Playing Up the Bad Boy Mystique
Clip: Season 12 | 46s
With success came celebrity, which both defined and overwhelmed Basquiat. During his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a wunderkind and a phenomenon. Discovered through his graffiti art in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side, he sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and later became best friends with Andy Warhol.
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