Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

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9780316213882
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Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award 
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message that art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.

 

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Author:
Javaka Steptoe
ISBN10:
0316213888
Pages:
40
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date:
October 25, 2016
Binding:
Hardcover