Jean Michel Basquiat: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Artist

April 1, 2022By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Expressionism, Graffiti art, Inspiration, Jean-Michel Basquiat

Known to be one of the world’s greatest contemporary graffiti artists, Jean Michel Basquiat was a key figure in the neo-expressionist artistic movement. Born in Brooklyn in 1960, Basquiat became a member of the Brooklyn Museum when he was just six years old. Basquiat ended up dropping out of high school to pursue art when … Read More

Expressionism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Art Movement

November 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Expressionism, Inspiration

Expressionism is an art style that relies on emotional impact rather than the reality of things. Instead of merely depicting the outside world in a visual form, expressionists aim to seek what lies within. Expressionist art, in essence, portrays the human psyche. What exactly is Expressionism? Let’s explore what the movement stood for and the … Read More