Study for a portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat

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'I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.'
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Why a pixelated digital portrait? Because the pixel is the minimum conventional unit of the surface of the digital image. At the same time, it is the unit … (read more)

'I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.'
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Why a pixelated digital portrait? Because the pixel is the minimum conventional unit of the surface of the digital image. At the same time, it is the unit of measurement of the superficiality and fragmentation of the visual culture of Homo Digitalis.

In my works the pixels gain weight, volume, physicality, three-dimensionality, operating a fragmentation, a simplification, a trivialization of the subjects of the works.


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  • 3002 x 3997 px, PNG (14.0 MB)
  • This is a signed and limited edition digital creation.
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Alexander Van Glitch
(creator)
2020/12/20

Thank you, Michael. I'm sure my beloved Basquiat is now in good hands. Keep in touch and cheers from Italy!

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