TOP 5 Basquiat art books & stuff you can buy now

This week we have five great art books & stuff you can get right now featuring or about Jean-Michel Basquiat.

1 Jean-Michel Basquiat Masterpiece Pez Dispenser 8″ Dunny Art Figure
Kidrobot continue their collection featuring the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This Dunny features the 1984 work, Pez Dispenser. Kidrobot introduced the sold-out Jean-Michel Basquiat Dunny Art Figure Series in 2018 followed by three Masterpiece Dunnys, bringing the ground-breaking art of Basquiat to a new generation. ©Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York. BUY NOW

2 Basquiat Life Lines
From the streets of New York to the walls of its most prominent galleries, follow the short, prolific, and politicized career of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a cult figure of artistic social commentary. This introduction explores how the young trailblazer drew from inspirations as varied as Greek, Roman, and African art, along with French poetry and jazz, to create visceral images mixing word with bold color.
Leonhard Emmerling Hardcover, 21 x 26 cm, 0.56 kg, 96 pages Basquiat £ 10 BUY NOW

3 Warhol on Basquiat
Produced in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s estate, this book explores the artists’ complex personal and professional relationship through hundreds of never-before-published photographs of Basquiat by Warhol, excerpts from the legendary Andy Warhol Diaries, rarely seen archival material and examples of their collaborative artworks. Michael Dayton Hermann, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Hardcover, 21.6 x 29 cm, 2.07 kg, 312 pages Warhol on Basquiat. The Iconic Relationship Told in Andy Warhol’s Words and Pictures £50 BUY NOW


4 Jean-Michel Basquiat XXL
Get up close to the bold brushwork and scribbled words of Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most successful artists of his time. This XXL-sized monograph gathers Basquiat’s major works in pristine reproduction. Texts by editor Hans Werner Holzwarth and curator and art historian Eleanor Nairne introduce us to a legend synonymous with 1980s New York. Hans Werner Holzwarth, Eleanor Nairne Hardcover, 29 x 39.5 cm, 6.56 kg, 500 pages Jean-Michel Basquiat £150 BUY NOW

5 Jean-Michel Basquiat Masterpiece Wine of Babylon 8″ Dunny Art Figure
Kidrobot continues their collaboration with Jean-Michel Basquiat, a partnership done in collaboration with Artestar. Kidrobot continue the collaboration with Basquiat with this Kidrobot x Jean-Michel Basquiat Masterpiece Wine of Babylon 8-inch Dunny. This new vinyl 8” Basquiat Masterpiece Dunny features the art of Basquiat, a self-taught artist who stood for more than standard gallery art. Limited to 500 pieces worldwide. *USA Orders Only. Bot and high risk orders are always canceled. First to complete checkout get them. $150 BUY NOW

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