Widow Basquiat

CD - unabridged
(3 CDs)
Product Number: CX4299
Released: Mar 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510099432
Narrator(s): Noma Dumezweni
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Jean-Michel Basquiat's transition from the subways to the chic gallery spaces of Manhattan brought the artist into the company of many of New York's established and aspiring stars. Unable to deal with the demands that his new fame brought, in 1987, at the age of twenty-seven Basquiat, the most successful black visual artist in history, died from a heroin overdose. This is his mesmerising story, told from the perspective of his muse.

Author(s): Jennifer Clement
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2018

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Author(s): Jennifer Clement
Narrator(s): Noma Dumezweni
Product Number TCM2330
Released: Mar 01, 2018
Business Term: Multiuse 100 Circ
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781528803502

Professional reviews

"A tender and moving account of Jean-Michel Basquiat's life as seen through the eyes of his muse. It is also a profound portrait of New York City during the 1980s' art scene. “Engrossing.” THE TIMES “A compelling book that leaves a giant-sized lump in the throat. [. . .] A vivid portrait of Basquiat, powerfully evoking his inventiveness as an artist.” INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY"

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