Jean-Michel Basquiat x Eleven Paris
ELEVENPARIS collaborates with Jean-Michel Basquiat, one of the most inspiring and influential contemporary artist, to create an ultra-contemporary Summer ’16 collection for men, women and kids.
Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1960, Jean-Michel Basquiat first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo formed with with his friend Al Diaz, who spray painted graffiti on buildings in Manhattan. His work and style soon received critical acclaim for the fusion of words, symbols, stick figures, and animals. In the mid 1980s, Basquiat collaborated with famed pop artist Andy Warhol, which resulted in a show of their work that featured a series of corporate logos and cartoon characters.
His his neo-expressionist paintings came to be adored by an art loving public and are exhibited in galleries and museums all over the world.