Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jawbone of an Ass, 1982/2005

Screenprint in colors, on Saunders 410 Hot Press watercolour paper, numbered from an edition of 85 in pencil (there were also 15 artist proofs), signed and dated &; in pencil by the executor of the artist estate on the reverse and with the estate stamp, published by David De Sanctis Contemporary Art
61 × 41 1/2 inches (155 × 105.4 cm.)
Very Good
Private Collection
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This piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat combines clippings of drawings and notes to explore and link his interest in Ancient Egypt to more contemporary Creole culture. He also includes references to other periods of history, most notably slavery, to contextualize the oppression and alienation faced by people of color over time.

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