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The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show

The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show( )
Author: Mercurio, Gianni
O'Brien, Glenn
Commentaries by: Lager, Annette
ISBN:978-88-7624-927-3
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Skira Editore
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $86.36
Book Description:

One of the most complete monographs of the artist to date, this illuminating volume depicts the explosive career of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), who is hailed as one of the finest American neo-expressionists of his era.

Book Details
Pages:324
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):30.988 x 31.242 x 3.454 cm
Book Weight:2.745 Kilograms
Author Biography
Mercurio, Gianni (Author)
Glenn O'Brien was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 2, 1947. He attended Georgetown University, where he edited a student literary magazine entitled The Georgetown Journal, and studied film at Columbia University. In 1971, Andy Warhol hired him to work on and then edit the magazine Interview. He was the host of the public access television show TV Party from 1978 until 1982. He was an editor, art and music columnist, essayist, and poet. He wrote the Style Guy fashion advice column, which appeared in Details magazine and then in GQ, from 1999 to 2015. He also worked for Artforum, Oui, High Times, Maxim, Purple, Rolling Stone, Allure, and Harper's Bazaar.

He wrote the books How to Be a Man: A Guide to Style and Behavior for the Modern Gentleman, Ruins with a View, and Like Art: Glenn O'Brien on Advertising. He edited Madonna's book Sex, wrote the play Drugs with Cookie Mueller, and was the screenwriter for Downtown 81. He was also a stand-up comedian, a creative director at Barneys New York, and an advertising copywriter including several of Calvin Klein television campaigns. In 2015, he started a new television talk show entitled Tea at the Beatrice. He died of pneumonia on April 7, 2017 at the age of 70.

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