Meet Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.
Jean-Michel was an influential African-American artist whose paintings took the world of graffiti art to the New York gallery scene. His spray-painted crowns and scribbled words, referenced everything from his Haitian and Puerto Rican heritage, to political issues, pop-culture icons, and Biblical verse.
This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant physicist's life.
In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.
Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by: Luciano Lozano
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