Jean-Michel Basquiat Quotes

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Born: December 22, 1960, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Brooklyn, New York, USA, August 12, 1988
Occupation: Artist

I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked a lot, took a lot of drugs. I was awful to people.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

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