Artist of the Day- Jean Michel Basquiat(click on image to see more)

Basquiat was born in 1960 and was dead at the age of 27 due to a heroin overdose.  He was really gifted; fluent in French, English and Spanish, reading and writing at 4, and early on showed talent in art. He grew into a graffiti artist and soon had shows in galleries. His work is full of dichotomies such as wealth versus poverty, integration versus segregation, and the issues of race and power