HOME / Art : The big picture. Build a Fort, Set That on Fire The trouble with Jean-Michel Basquiat. By Lee Siegel|Updated Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at 5:31 PM Tweet Click here to see a slide-show essay about Jean-Michel Basquiat. Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Art articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Lee Siegel. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL UPDATE: Oklahoma Officials Revise Tornado Death Toll Down to 24 How Many People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown? Tornado Survivor Finds Her Missing Dog in the Rubble of Her Home During a TV Interview Lee Siegel is Slate's art critic. Click here to load comments.