10 Jean-Michel Basquiat Quotes

 

  1. “I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Too abstract expressionist; or I’d draw a big ram’s head, really messy. I’d never win painting contests. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
  1. “Most young kings get their heads cut off.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

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More Jean-Michel Basquiat Quotes Below:

 

  1. “Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I’d think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix… I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “I start a picture and I finish it. I don’t think about art while I work. I try to think about life.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “The more I paint the more I like everything.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 



 

  1. “Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I’d think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix… I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

  1. “I am not a black artist, I am an artist.” — JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

 

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