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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel BasquiatBorn: 22-Dec-1960
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 12-Aug-1988
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NYC graffiti artist

Andy Warhol's diary entry of November 13, 1983:

"Jean Michel didn't have anything to write his phone number on for Richard Gere except this painting of mine, so he wrote it on that and gave the painting to Richard."

Father: Gerard Basquiat (accountant)
Mother: Matilde
Sister: Lisane (b. 1963)
Sister: Jeanine (b. 1966)
Girlfriend: Madonna
Girlfriend: Suzanne Mallouk
Girlfriend: Patti Anne Blau
Girlfriend: Jennifer Goode
Girlfriend: Tina Lhotsky
Girlfriend: Mary-Ann Monforton
Girlfriend: Paige Powell

    High School: Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn, NY (dropped out)

    Ran Away From Home
    Died Intestate
    Haitian Ancestry Paternal
    Puerto Rican Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Depression, Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana, LSD, Gonorrhea

    New York Beat Movie (1981) · Himself

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