Street to Studio: The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Presented by JPMorganChase.
"I'd say my mother gave me all the primary things. The art came from her." — Jean-Michel Basquiat

This monumental painting explores Basquiat's own heritage and connects the history of the United States with that of the ancient world. The complex words and images here provide some insight into Basquiat's heritage. The themes of history, and blackness, occur throughout this work. Press the blue buttons to explore the painting.