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
This will be my doxie tattoo! Picasso and his adored dachshund, Lump. Picasso loved animals & his work is rich with depictions. There is even a book devoted to him & his best friend - Picasso & Lump: A Dachshund’s Odyssey.
“I didn’t start doing graffiti until two years after I got to New York. Jean Michel Basquiat was one of my main inspirations for doing graffiti. For a year I didn’t know who Jean Michel was, but I knew his work.