Jean-Michel Basquiat

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New Exhibit to Center Jean-Michel Basquiat's Identity and Activism

The Guggenheim Museum will mount “Defacement”: The Untold Story, which explores Basquiat’s formative years as an artist and activist in 1980s NYC.

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Jon Batiste Turns Jean-Michel Basquiat's Life Into a Broadway Musical

“I want people to leave this show inspired to create. I want them to not only learn about Jean-Michel Basquiat, an innovator, but to also feel the visceral thrill of the creative process and to deepen and discover their own creativity.”

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'Boom For Real' Paints a Portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat As a Young Man

The upcoming documentary explores Basquiat’s formative teenage years in New York City.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Breaks Art Auction Records With $110.5 Million Sale

Yusaku Maezawa purchased the late neo-expressionist artist’s “Untitled.”