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Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat / Javaka Steptoe.

By: Steptoe, Javaka, 1971- [author,, artist.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2016]Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780316213882 (hardcover) :; 0316213888 (hardcover) :.Subject(s): Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988 -- Juvenile literature -- Pictorial works | Basquiat, Jean-Michel, 1960-1988 -- Biography -- Pictorial works | African American artists -- Biography -- Pictorial works | African American painters -- Biography -- Pictorial works | African American art -- Pictorial works | Artists -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Picture books. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 740.92 | B Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2017.Summary: Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Downtown Branch
Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J 740.92 STE (Browse shelf) Available 31562016652630
Book Book Madison Branch
Juvenile biographies
Juvenile biographies JB BAS STE (Browse shelf) Available 31562016660997
Book Book Triana Branch
Juvenile biographies
Juvenile biographies JB BAS STE (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562016578454
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Includes bibliographical references (page 2).

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.

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Caldecott Medal, 2017.

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