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

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late and evolved into an acclaimed Neo-expressionist and Primitivist painter by the by James Van Der Zee, 1982

Der französische Philsoph Michel Foucault mit seiner Katze, Paris, 1978 © Martine Franck/Magnum Photos/Agentur Focus

Michel Foucault and his cat, Insanity. French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, literary critic and cat lover.

Jean-Michel Basquiat by James Van Der Zee 1982

Jean Michel Basquiat portrait by the legendary photographer James Van Der Zee. Van Der Zee was 96 when he shot this in

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was one of the most important American artists of the century Dec 22 1960 - Aug 1988

You are cool when you can wear yourself. Basquiat. Photo by Ricky Powell

old skool New York with the photographer Ricky Powell featuring, the one and only, "Ignorant" Artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat

Salvador Dali and Babou the cat

Salvador Dali -- with his pet ocelot, Babou. Do you have a pet ocelot? I wanted an ocelot when I was

Diane Keaton by margarita

Diane Keaton, actress, muse of Woody Allen and cat lover.

Untitled Document

Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 1960 – August was an American He began as a graffiti artist in New York City in the late and evolved into a Neo-expressionist painter during the

Andy & Basquiat

In the early Andy Warhol and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat began a series of collaborative paintings. Like Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat constructed a persona that he presented to the public that was contradictory to who he truly was.

Emilie Flöge and Gustav Klimt, esponente più importante della secessione Viennese, disegnò abiti d'ispirazione Orientale.

Emilie Flöge – Art and Fashion with Gustav Klimt

Emilie Flöge and Gustav Klimt. Emilie is the subject of Klimt's famous Portrait of Emilie Flöge from She is also believed to be the female model in Klimt’s famous work, The Kiss. Klimt in his work smock

Dovima photographed with Salvador Dali in 1955, by Richard Avedon

Salvador and Gala Dali. She was Salvador Dalí’s most famous muse, the love of his life, his manager and mentor. When Gala passed in Dalí no longer would continue his art.

Jean  Michel  Basquiat

At first glance, Basquiat may seem like another overrated artist, unworthy of the veneration accorded to him. I felt that way at first, and while I liked the artist, I thought his art was juvenile.