All posts in Jean-Michel Basquiat

Art World Roundup: a $70k Basquiat, Cady Noland’s ongoing legal battle, and how you can support Black creatives

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we look at ways you can support Black creatives, art that benefits those who can’t make bail, a never-before-seen Basquiat, what the Louvre expects […]

‘Beyond the Streets’: graffiti, past and present

Graffiti has experienced a love hate relationship with the art world. What began as a way for people to express themselves or show their alliances has, in recent years, grown […]

Basquiat like you’ve never seen before…literally

Graphic novels innately cross the threshold between art and literature. Their style has been reflected by a number of artists over the years like Roy Lichtenstein whose blend of fine […]

Tate Liverpool features Keith Haring in major retrospective

Keith Haring’s graffiti-like, minimalized figures have persisted even after the artist’s life was cut short due to complications with AIDS at the age of 31 in 1990. 85 of his […]

A-Rod to part with works by Basquiat and Richard Prince

Going…going…gone! Alex Rodriguez, better known to some as A-Rod, is used to hearing those words. The retired professional baseball player is still ranked fourth for record number of career home […]

Basquiat show sells out before it even opens

A survey of about 70 artworks by Jean-Michel Basquiat recently opened at the Brant Foundation’s newly-remodelled gallery space in New York’s East Village but if you didn’t snatch up a […]

Conservator finds UV images in Jean-Michel Basquiat painting

When researching or working with an artwork, conservators are accustomed to finding unusual parts of it that often get overlooked or are invisible to the naked eye. Sometimes, underpaintings are […]