Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist. He began as an obscure graffiti artist in New York City in the late 1970s and evolved into an acclaimed Neo-expressionist and Primitivist painter by the 1980s.
Now's the time, 1985. Acrylic and oilstick on wood. Showing at the Basquiat exhibition, Gagosian, Chelsea, NYC, Feb. 7 – April 6, 201