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August 07, 2006

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Eine Schande, dass nur noch ein paar Zeilen für den Wiederholungstäter von der Straße übrig bleiben: Auch wenn Jean-Michel Basquiat nicht nur ein Graffiti-Maler war, so begann sein »fame« in der New/No-Wave-Szene vor allem durch seine Produktivi... [Read More]

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smeddar

Um, "important collections"? Does this reflect a new Goldsmithian vow of pretension? Move over, Michael Stipe!

Kenny G.

Nah. I didn't write it - I just cut & pasted the whole blurb. But I'm pretentious as hell, of course.

z

thanks kenny, fascinating for all of the reasons mentioned and as conclusive evidence that basquiat both believed and revelled in his own hype. not that there's anything wrong with that. i do suspect that it had something to do with creating the army of haters that very few artists ever succeed in attracting.

blahblah

it would be dandy if someone cut out all the bullshack and left the performances.

Alan Scott Cameron

Will someone please seed this shit???!!!

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