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Jean-Michel Basquiat – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Jean-Michel Basquiat

 

I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.

– Jean-Michel Basquiat


I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.

– Jean-Michel Basquiat


Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I’d think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix… I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.

– Jean-Michel Basquiat


I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked a lot, took a lot of drugs. I was awful to people.

– Jean-Michel Basquiat