Jean-Michel Basquiat is an art hero of ours. Colin was introduced to him by his high school art teacher Mrs. Topp. Like any art teacher worth her weight, she was was trying to teach her students that the art world has a huge span of flavors and points of view. That art isn't about drawing something perfectly. It's about expression. Although I learned about him in college I didn't fully appreciate him until I met Colin. There is an amazing documentary called Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child. He really was ahead of his time. Especially in the way that he incorporated pattern, type and poetry. Below is a piece Colin did a little bit ago to honor his hero. Who is your art hero?