Former Girlfriend of Jean-Michel Basquiat Unveiles a Series of Polaroids of the Young Artist

August 11th, 2014

Basquiat and Paige Powell in Hawaii, via WSJPaige Powell, a former girlfriend of Jean-Michel Basquiat, has released a series of polaroids of the young artist near the apex of his creative output, and sat down with Wall Street Journal this week to discuss the artist’s life and work. “He was so young and he was almost at the height of—you know, before he died—acknowledgement in the art world of his talent, his genius,” she says. “He had people coming at him all the time.”Read more at Wall Street Journal