Quote of the Day: Jean-Michel Basquiat on Art

The artist on how even the smallest component in art has a meaning.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

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You can read this quote by Jean-Michel Basquiat in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. See Basquiat’s work and read how the quote is referenced here.

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