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 editionDescription: 1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent 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 LOC classification: N6537.B233 | S84 2016Awards: 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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Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J 740.92 STE (Browse shelf) Checked out 02/08/2021 31562016652630
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Juvenile biographies
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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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