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The Resource Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Jean-Michel Basquiat
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Jean-Michel Basquiat
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Summary
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer. Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father. When he was eight and recovering from an accident in bed, his mother gave him a copy of Gray's Anatomy, which sparked his interest in the human form. As a teenager, he gained recognition as part of the graffito duo SAMO that spray-painted cryptic messages and images around the landscape of Manhattan's Lower East Side. He eventually made his way to the New York gallery scene and on to international acclaim. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant artist's life.Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
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Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Art
  • Reference
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
Jean-Michel Basquiat
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:4f42b76d-f6dc-4429-b26e-a6b1c358f442
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711259805
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4f42b76d-f6dc-4429-b26e-a6b1c358f442
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711259805
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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