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Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One - Jean-Michel Basquiat prints

Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One

By Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One - Jean-Michel Basquiat print

Jean-Michel Basquiat
2002

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Date: 2002

Medium: screenprint

Edition size: N/A

Sheet size: 12 1/16 x 12 3/8 in. (30.6 x 31.4) cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: poa

Description:

Jean-Michel Basquiat's early success and recognition became known as a "post-graffiti" style of artwork, and earned him a place of connections and respect with many social circles in New York's downtown culture. Friendships were formed between Basquiat and key figures in the new culture of hip-hop. Collaborations with the artist were highly regarded, and from this, Fab-5 Freddy, a contemporary of Basquiat's, arranged one with Rammelzee for the promo sleeve of "Beat-Bop". The promo sleeve is one of many examples of the organized simplicity, symbolism, and use of text in Basquiat's smaller works, with the record reflecting what much of early hip-hop became.

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