” 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. “


” 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. “


” The country makes me more paranoid, you know? I think the crazy people out there are little crazier. “


” The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them. “



All 4 Jean-Michel Basquiat Quotes about People in picture


Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I
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.


The country makes me more paranoid, you know? I think the crazy people out there are little crazier.
The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn
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