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Jean Michel Basquiat is considered one of the greatest painters in the 20th century and his unique works of arts stand out in the contemporary world of art. His creativity was influenced by men like Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. The fact that Basquiat was black portraying such a great talent at a very tender age amidst a “white world” made him stand out from the masses. Through his paintings, he desired to convey deep heartfelt messages to the masses as he stated "I've always wanted to make work...

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