With my pastel called: I'M not a Man ,I'm a Legend (Jean Michel Basquiat)
(Il mio ultimo omaggio al Maestro,le frasi che ho scritto sono quelle che citava di più in vita e i disegni erano i suoi sentimenti che riportava su tela perche' rappresentavano la sua infanzia..bellissima la frase che disse a un giornalista ..sono stufo dei vostri aggettivi su di me..voi non mi conoscete realmente ..lo fate solo per i vostri interessi..attenzione a come parlate e scrivete di me..lei non sta parlando con uno qualsiasi..essere un uomo di successo nell'arte non e' da tutti e' un mondo a parte e affascinante..se non sbaglio e' riuscito a pochi...io non sono un uomo io sono una leggenda...si accese una sigaretta e se ne andò'..anni dopo il giornalista disse mi pietrifico' con un solo sguardo..i suoi occhi dicevano tutto..capii realmente chi era quel ragazzo..non era uguale a nessun'altro"
Brooklyn 1960 New York 1988, legend.
Oil pastels,with oil and acrylic on paper 100x70
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"Self Portrait at 18"
Long post but I hope you read on.
Oil on canvas
24" x 20"
I will always remember the day, after a suicide attempt, when I was wheeled into a psychiatric ward, fed sausage and beans and then put in a room with a bed and bars on the windows and told to "have a good night."
That was the extent of my 'treatment' and when released it was business as usual and back to a family with never a question asked.
This still haunts me as my very self changed that night as everything became twisted, distorted and out of balance.
Thus for the next thirty years or so I lived a life trying to make sense of the universe, the world and myself which at times was amazing and at others hellish. Eventually, at 48 after other traumatic incidents became too much, I was offered treatment which was helpful up to a point. But I knew that the answers lay within and after 18 months of therapy, I declared myself well and I left to continue my own journey.
I share all this because that 18 year old in that bleak room, really wanted to die. If I had succeeded I would have missed out on so much including working on a film set, working in animal rescue, living in Costa Rica, studying Arabic in Jordan, travelling to Nepal and so much more.