“He always appreciated expensive things, as if consuming them would make him valuable.” Jean-Michel Basquiat's transition from the subways to the chic gallery spaces of Manhattan brought the artist into the company of many of New York's established and aspiring stars. Unable to deal with the demands that his new fame brought, in 1988, at the age of twenty-seven Basquiat, the most successful black visual artist in history, died from a heroin overdose. Widow Basquiat is an e xploration of the artist as seen through the eyes of his muse, Suzanne. It is a love story like no other. . . Use code “storyofmylife” at checkout! . . #neverstopreading #ireadbooksactually
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