In Italian, 1983 Poster

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Although Jean-Michel Basquiat titled the artwork In Italian, several words are included that derive from other European languages such as the word 'Sangre', which means blood in Spanish. Instead, Basquiat could have been alluding to the painting's graffiti style. The word 'graffiti' originates from the Italian term 'graffito' (scratched) which was used by archaeologists to refer to inscriptions found on the walls of ancient ruins such as the Catacombs of Rome. His In Italian artwork from 1983—originally done in acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas—is beautifully reproduced on this poster. 

  • 24" H x 20" W
  • Ready for framing 
  • Printed on Monte Carlo 300gsm watercolor paper

© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York

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