“Maxine” by: Laura Elizabeth
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This is an 8×10″ print of my piece “The Hunt” mounted onto a cradled wooden panel, painted and varnished, numbered and signed, ready to hang for $88. I also have prints that are not mounted for $22. Email me @ email@example.com
I recently watched the documentary, “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child,” and was creatively inspired, to say the least! Basquiat’s paintings are filled with bold color, child-like drawings, and meaning usually surrounding themes of oppression, sometimes pertaining to his personal life, but mostly depicting a profound distaste for politics and social class. Pretty astonishing to know he was able at such a young age to perceive the world through such capacious eyes!
His story, like that of many artists, is a tragic one; he died from a heroine overdose shortly after a precocious rise to fame. He went from a teenage runaway, sleeping on park benches and living under cardboard boxes in Washington Square Park, to a successful, highbrow artist in a matter of a few short years, which must have been fantastic in a lot of ways, but surely not without a great deal of baggage……