Jean-Michel Basquiat

10 Final Paintings By Artists Who Committed Suicide

Many artists have passed away and left a final masterpiece tantalizingly unfinished. Even more interesting, albeit in a slightly morbid fashion, are …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Boom for Real<p>Matilde Andrades regularly took the subway to Museum Mile with her son Jean-Michel Basquiat. Their favourite …

Art

Christmas quiz – The answers

Weird world<p>1. Cannabis<br>2. Che Guevara<br>3. Tesco<br>4. Asda<br>5. <i>Beauty and the Beast<br>6.</i> Georgia<br>7. France (President François Hollande)<br>8. China<br>9. Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council<br>10. Kirstie Allsopp<p>I’ll say<p>1. Theresa May<br>2. Philip May, the Prime Minister’s husband<br>3. Sir Michael Fallon, according …

George Eliot

12 Brilliant Andy Warhol Gifts To Give This Christmas

CONVERSE X ANDY WARHOL<p>Whoever you gift these Converse X Andy Warhol All Star Banana print trainers to, they will definitely standout from the crowd. …

Culture

From VR masterpieces to PR disasters: 2017's ups and downs

GOOD YEAR<p><b>Virtual reality</b><p>Alejandro Iñárritu’s virtual reality (VR) installation Carne y Arena, arguably the first VR masterpiece, recreated the …

Art

Richard Corman reveals his beautiful portraits of ‘radiant child’ Basquiat for the first time

In 1984, <b>Richard Corman</b> spent an afternoon photographing <b>Jean-Michel Basquiat</b> in his studio at 57 Great Jones Street in New York City. Now, more than …

Music (Australia)

The 19 Most Lavish Hotel Bars in the World

You'll want to fly across the globe just to grab a drink at one of these bars.<p>No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract …

Hotels

Laura Cumming’s best art of 2017

There was revolutionary fervour from Russia, dazzling critiques of the American dream, and unforgettable faces…<p>• Observer critics’ reviews of the year in full<p>The highest price for the ugliest painting: that was the supposed Leonardo sold for $450m last month. Does anyone really want to look at this …

Art

Project Polunin: Satori review – straight from the hurt

Coliseum, London Sergei Polunin’s intense three-part show, featuring Natalia Osipova and guests, is far from perfect but it resonates with an authentic emotional charge<p>Sergei Polunin’s <i>Satori</i>, which opened last week, is a peculiar evening of dance. It arrives on an ocean of hype, and in the wake of …

Ballet

Unseen Photos of Basquiat in His Studio

<i>“I was assigned by</i> L’Uomo Vogue <i>to photograph him. When I walked into his studio on 57 Great Jones St, there seemed to be a creative party going on</i> …

For Men

$400m for a Leonardo da Vinci. Has the art world gone mad?

December 8, 2017<p>Never say never. It was beyond anyone’s wildest guess. On the evening of November 15 at Christie’s in New York, history was made when …

Salvator Mundi

Civil rights: Top 5 must-see things at Mississippi's new museums (and 1 bonus)

JACKSON, Miss. — The world will get its first glimpse Saturday of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, which feature 22,000 artifacts, plus photographs, videos and interactive exhibits.<p>Here are the top five must-see things at the museums:<p><b>5. The Royal portable</b> …

Black History

What Happened in the Art World This Week

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art.: Art.Basel.Coffee. A Cultural Guide, 2017

abc…123<p>Frida Baranek<p>The beginning and the genesis of the epicenter of the 2017 edition of Art Basel Miami takes place at the Miami Beach Convention …

Coffee

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

The documentary Boom for Real: the Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat is due to be screened at Miami Beach’s Colony Theatre tonight (8.30pm) …

Art

Battle of the Brazilian Basquiat shows

The São Paulo Museum of Art (Masp) has cancelled a long-awaited exhibition of works by the New York street artist and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, …

Art

Leo DiCaprio Shows Up to Basel in Baseball Cap, Drops Almost a Million on a Basquiat

In what might just be the <i>most</i> Leonardo DiCaprio news of all time, the Oscar-winner showed up to an Art Basel auction in a hoodie and baseball cap with a reportedly massive entourage before dropping $850,000 on a Basquiat drawing and mingling with two blonde models. All is well.<p>The actor was …

Artists

Leo haggles over $850K Basquiat drawing at Art Basel

Leonardo DiCaprio spent more than 45 minutes in a private room haggling over the price of an $850,000 Basquiat drawing at Art Basel Miami.<p>The Oscar …

Art

The Perfect 24-Hour Spa Day Involves This, According to Madonna

“You have M from MDNASkin.com” is how Madonna answers the phone, while doing press for her new skincare line out of Japan, MDNA, named after her 12th studio album, which was named after the pop icon herself. Cutting right to the chase, you'd expect nothing less from a music legend and cultural …

Beauty

Miami’s hottest hotels for Art Basel 2017

Whether you crave a scene, a view or a retreat away from the action, these Miami resorts offer the ideal frame of mind for every kind of art …

Hotels

How 5 World-Class Collectors Prepare for Art Basel Miami Beach

Art World<p>Leading international collectors reveal their secrets for getting the most out of the fair.<p>,<p>Art fairs can be intimidating places in general, …

Artists

17 Things That Happened for the First Time in 2017

<i>This is an article from Turning Points, a magazine that explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead.</i><p><b>1. Taiwanese court rules in favor of same-sex marriage</b><p>Taiwan’s constitutional court has ruled that the country’s civil laws barring same-sex marriage are …

Opinion

Tommy Hilfiger Has Been Trying to Sell His Glamorous Miami Mansion for Nearly A Year

The real estate market can even be tough for famous designers.<p>Tommy Hilfiger, who put his Florida villa up for sale in February, is still looking to …

Fashion Industry

Washed Out on Jean-Michel Basquiat and embracing imperfection in art

Washed Out's Ernest Greene explains how accepting messiness helped make his latest album.>

Artists

Fashion Designers’ Miami Homes For Sale

To coincide with the fashion set decamping to Art Basel Miami Beach this week, WWD takes a look at designers' homes for sale in and around the …

Real Estate

On my radar: Craig Charles’s cultural highlights

The actor and DJ on Jean-Michel Basquiat, horror film Mother!, John Bishop’s chatshow, the magic of Altrincham Market and rising funksters the Allergies<p>Born in Liverpool, Craig Charles began his career as a poet, performing on various television and radio programmes. In 1988, he landed the role of …

Culture

Free And Cheap Things To Do In London This Week: 4-10 December 2017

All week A chance to see world-class acts for free at Art for Love, set in the beautifully decked out Devonshire Square.<b>WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE:</b> It's …

London

These Ligne Blanche Candles Are Perfect for the Art Lover in Your Life

Inspired by the work of Basquiat, Haring and Warhol.<p>With the holidays fast approaching, we’re running out of time to find cute and thoughtful gifts …

Keith Haring

The Instagram for erotica, latex, darkness and destruction

Meet Joe Isherwood, the musician, DJ and archivist behind @dazedfashion’s Instagram of the week, @sheetnoise<p>Joe Isherwood – the man behind @dazedfashion’s Instagram of the week, @sheetnoise – didn’t endorse the social media platform at first, due to lack of enthusiasm for #foodporn, selfies, and …

Robert Mapplethorpe

8 Must-See Movies This December

<i>Happy End</i><p>Director Michael Haneke's curdled view of a well-to-do family in Calais, starring the great Jean-Louis Trintignant as the suicidal patriarch. Isabelle Huppert plays his daughter Eve, who has put her son Pierre (Franz Rogowski) as the head of their construction company—a situation that's …

Keith Haring