Jean-Michel Basquiat

London: this season's must see exhibitions

20 October<p>Art<p>Basquiat, Jasper Johns, Thomas Ruff, Modigliani... Hettie Judah picks 10 exhibitions we'd love to see over the next few months.<p><b>Rachel</b> …

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Don’t Miss These Blockbuster Exhibitions in London

<i>Basquiat: Boom for Real</i> at Barbican Art Gallery<p>By the time Jean-Michel Basquiat was 27, he had already established a successful art career. So when …

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Bespoke List: 6 Art Experts You Need on Speed Dial

These are the art world power players behind some of the globe’s biggest collections.<p><i>Creating an automobile, timepiece travel experience, or wardrobe</i> …

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Who Are the Most Influential Artists of the Last Century? 26 Industry Leaders Weigh In

Art World<p>Which artist defined the last 100 years—and continues to reverberate in the work of artists today?<p>,<p>In 2017, a century since Marcel Duchamp …

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Watch a Rare 1982 NYC Interview with Renowned Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a “Punk” graffiti artist turned internationally renowned artist who was influential during the Neo-Expressionism art …

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Where did it go wrong for Basquiat?

His images dance but his ingredients are uncooked. You can’t say the same of Dubuffet<p>‘Art by its very essence is of the new… There is only one healthy diet for artistic creation: permanent revolution.’<p>Jean Dubuffet wrote those words in 1963, and when Jean-Michel Basquiat burst on to the New York …

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Meet the Artist Turning Pianos and Your Childhood Into Pop Art

"I personally believe that Toronto's art scene now is like New York's in the '80s. If there was ever a time to be... in Toronto, it's right now."<p>Jordan Sook is romantic about Saturday morning cartoons. "It's kind of like they were your friends on the weekend," the Toronto-based artist explains over …

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Race, Religion, Immigration: 5 New Documentaries That Capture Our Divided Times — NYFF

In this report from the NYFF Critics Academy, several new documentaries wrestle with the biggest problems facing the world today.<p><i>The following essay</i> …

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US Government Repatriates 95 Artworks Linked to Disgraced Brazilian Financier

Art World<p>The blue-chip collection was part of a massive money laundering scheme.<p>,<p>The United States has seized and returned 95 artworks valued in the …

Corruption

Prince, Offred or a Walnut Whip? The thinking person’s style icons for autumn

It’s getting chilly. You probably need a new jumper. Not sure what to buy? Here are the cultural touchstones to take fashion inspiration from this season<p><b>Prince: tailoring</b><p>Sure, one of Prince’s most memorable outfits consisted of a trench coat, pants and thigh-high stockings. But AW17 is all about …

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Saturday's best TV: Basquiat – Rage to Riches; Black Lake

A feature length examination of the late, great artist and the concluding double bill of the Scandi chiller<p>Basquiat: Rage to Riches<p>9pm, BBC2<p>In May this year, one of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Skull paintings sold at auction for $110.5m, a record for any post-1980 artwork. It was a reminder of the …

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Christie’s ends London contemporary auctions on a high note—despite Bacon flop

In stark contrast to Sotheby’s sales the night before, and after an efficient sale of 34 lots at Phillips’s 20th Century and Contemporary sale …

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Bazaar Loves: Fashion Find of the Day 2017

What's on our shopping list right now<p>What's on our shopping list right now

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Jean-Michel Basquiat was always destined for stardom

From tagging the streets of New York to becoming America's most expensive artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat was always destined for stardom<p>Since I was …

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Crate Diggers Special: Justin Strauss on Basquiat and New York City

<b>A true NYC legend and resident DJ at the city’s most iconic clubs in the ’80s, Justin Strauss remembers the oft-mythologised scene that he shared</b> …

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This week’s best TV: pondering the legacy of Jean-Michel Basquiat

The graffiti artist turned painter’s short but prolific career is explored, while Louis Theroux investigates the grim reality of heroin use in the US<p><b>Basquiat: Rage to Riches</b><p>Since his death in 1988, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s artistic resonance has grown in parallel with his work’s monetary value. This …

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Christie’s Postwar and Contemporary Sale Fetches $130 Million But Misses Target, as a Major Bacon Bellyflops

Auctions<p>It was up to Jean-Michel Basquiat's 'Red Skull' to save the day.<p>,<p>A hush fell over a packed Christie’s salesroom tonight at its evening …

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BBC Two - Basquiat - Rage to Riches

The recent Sotheby's auction of a Jean-Michel Basquiat Skull painting for over a hundred million dollars has catapulted this Brooklyn-born artist into the top tier of the international art market, joining the ranks of Picasso, de Kooning and Francis Bacon. This film tells Jean-Michel's story …

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Album Review: Ibeyi – Ash

Feeling overwhelmed about the current madness and chaos echoing in the world? Then get Ibeyi's new sophomore album Ash on rotation for 12 tracks …

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London Collectors Opt Not to Bring Home the Bacon

A series of London auctions had more fizzle than sizzle after Christie’s failed to sell a Francis Bacon painting it expected to fetch around $80 million<p>A series of art auctions in London had more fizzle than sizzle after Christie’s failed to find a buyer for a Francis Bacon painting it expected to …

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Idris Elba Says He Perfected His American Accent At The Barbershop + Eric Holder Teams Up With CBS For Legal Drama + Jean-Michel Basquiat Biopic Coming To Theaters

British actor Idris Elba perfected his English accent in the perfect place: The barbershop. Hear how he did it, plus get the deets on the Eric …

Black Culture

Twombly Leads a Record-Breaking Sotheby’s London Sale, But Other Lots With High Expectations Faltered

Auctions<p>A few misplaced guarantees also appeared to weaken the otherwise solid £50.3 million sale.<p>,<p>Sotheby’s opened its Frieze week auctions this …

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AGO more accessible but still work to be done, gallery CEO says in response to criticism

Gallery announces department changes as former curator publishes column critique<p>The head of the Art Gallery of Ontario says while the museum has made …

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Magnolia Acquires Jean-Michel Basquiat Doc 'Boom for Real'

Sara Driver’s biographical documentary follows the artist in New York City<p>Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to “Boom for Real: the …

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The market boom for Basquiat

Dealers and auction houses are scrambling to find top paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat to meet the surge in interest in the late artist’s work, …

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10 Magazine’s Guide To Frieze 2017

Just when you thought you could catch a breather after a month of fashions – no, no – Frieze 2017 arrives in London tomorrow, which means you have …

Get into the swing of Frieze week with these seven London shows

<b>Hyundai Commission, Superflex: One Two Three Swing! (until 2 April 2018)</b><p><b>Tate Modern</b><p>Superflex first made a splash in the UK with Flooded McDonald’s, …

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The unmissable events happening during Frieze London week

The most exciting official and unofficial events include sex-positive radical art, Andy Warhol and Egon Schiele, a talk with Marina Abramović, and more<p>2October 2017<p><i>Frieze London</i> is back for its 15th edition. Across 5-8 October at Regents Park, more than 160 galleries from 31 countries will showcase …

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Basquiat versus Banksy

One was an artist, the other just a talented graphic designer.

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Art Industry News: Yoko Ono Is Sending Her Rare Basquiat to Auction for $12 Million + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, a Renoir painting is stolen from Paris auction house and Pussy Riot plans an immersive theatrical experience in London.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry</i> …

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