Design based on work of Jean-Michel Basquiat 'Return of the Central Figure' (1983)
Dimension | diameter 21 cm
Material | Limoges porcelain
Country of Origin | France
About the artist
Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960 - 1988
‘I am not a black artist, I am an artist.’
Jean-Michel Basquiat became well-known for his graffiti duo ‘SAMO’ in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and rose to fame by his 20s. Heads, skulls are major themes in his works which was inspired from his reading ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ at the age of 7.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was the youngest artist to be exhibited in Whitney Biennial at the age of 22.
Nowadays, Basquiat still has strong influence on art, trend, design industry.
About the brand
Ligne Blanche Paris endeavors to associate contemporary and modern art with lifestyle. The brand works in exclusive collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, the Jean-Michel Basquiat Foundation and the René Magritte Foundation to develop products with artists’ iconic works, showing the respect to the artists in the meantime. The product line includes porcelain plates, mugs and perfumed candles that are fragranced by Givaudan from Switzerland. Ligne Blanche successfully brings the spirit of contemporary and modern art into people’s everyday life.