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Jean-Michel Basquiat ; August 12, 1988(1988-08-12) (aged 27). New York City, U.S. · Heroin overdose · Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City · 1978–1988.
Cause of death: Heroin overdose
Died: August 12, 1988 (aged 27); New York City, U.S
Years active: 1978–1988
Style: Neo-expressionism; Graffiti; street art
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What caused Basquiat's death?
Despite attempts at sobriety, Basquiat died at the age of 27 of a heroin overdose at his home on Great Jones Street in Manhattan on August 12, 1988.
What happened to Basquiat The artist?
Basquiat, who was of Haitian and Puerto Rican descent, died of an accidental drug overdose in 1988 at just 27 years old, but not before creating a collection of some 600 paintings and 1,500 drawings that still excite and inspire the public imagination and young artists to this day.
Feb 25, 2021
Is Basquiat dead?
Deceased (1960–1988)
Jean-Michel Basquiat / Living or Deceased
How much was Basquiat worth when he died?
At the time of his death, including the present value of his works, Jean-Michel Basquiat had a net worth of $10 million.
Dec 12, 2021 · Basquiat made one last effort to clean up before returning to Manhattan. He died at the age of 27 of a heroin overdose at his apartment on Great ...
Dec 22, 2020 · Despite his outsized reputation, Basquiat's career did not last long—he died at 27 of a heroin overdose in 1988. According to Phoebe Hoban's ...
Jun 21, 2019 · 20. Basquiat died of an accidental drug overdose on August 12, 1988, at his Great Jones Street studio. He was 27 years old. In the months ...
Date of death: August 12, 1988
Born: 22 December 1960, Brooklyn
Sep 3, 2017 · Jean-Michel Basquiat was just 27 when he died, in 1988, a strikingly gorgeous young man whose stunning, genre-wrecking work had already brought ...
Place of birth: Brooklyn
Aug 27, 1988 · Mr. Basquiat was 27 years old when he was found dead in his apartment in the East Village on Aug. 12 from what friends say was an overdose of ...
Dec 23, 2021 · After his sudden death of a heroin overdose at age 27 in 1988, the New York Times reported Basquiat's friends said the late artist “resented ...
Oct 6, 2017 · When Jean-Michel Basquiat smiled at you, you could not look away. ... In August 1988, Basquiat died of a drug overdose, aged just 27, ...
Place of death: Great Jones Street
Aug 8, 2022 · Jean-Michel Basquiat, (born December 22, 1960, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died August 12, 1988, New York City), American painter known for his raw ...
Movement / Style: Pop art ready-made
Notable Works: “Blue Movie” “Chelsea Girls” “Lupe” “My Hustler” “Poor Little Rich Girl”