Widow Basquiat: A Memoir

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The author explores the relationship between artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and his muse, Suzanne Mallouk. Basquiat was courted, exploited and subsequently discarded by the art establishment. Mallouk survived whilst Basquiat died from heroin abuse.

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MADONNA. ANDY WARHOL. KEITH HARING. FAB 5 FREDDIE. DEBBIE HARRY. JULIAN SCHNABEL.

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 1988, at the age of twenty-seven Basquiat, the most successful black visual artist in history, died from a heroin overdose.

Widow Basquiat
is an exploration of the artist as seen through the eyes of his muse, Suzanne. It is a love story like no other.

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Weight 0.157 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.2 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

192

Language

English

Edition

Main – Canons Imprint

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K