Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Diego Cortez obituary
Curator who introduced Jean-Michel Basquiat to the art world through his influential 1981 show New York/New Wave

Oliver Basciano

14, Jul, 2021 @11:37 AM

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‘He was aware of racist pigeonholes’: how Basquiat took inspiration from jazz, hip-hop and no wave
Time Decorated: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat explores the artist’s relationship to music in three short films

Matt Stromberg

11, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Notorious BIG's $6 crown sells for almost $600,000 at auction
Sotheby’s hip-hop auction also raises $126,000 for a 12-inch copy of Rammellzee track Beat Bop, with artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

16, Sep, 2020 @9:05 AM

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From Warhol to Basquiat: behind a revealing set of artist portraits
Through the 1980s, Jeannette Montgomery Barron captured artists at home, showcased in an intimate online exhibition

Nadja Sayej

15, Apr, 2020 @7:05 AM

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'We were all a little bit punk': Haring, Basquiat and the art that defined 80s New York
New York critic and curator Carlo McCormick picks the 10 pieces that cemented the radical legacy of a game-changing art scene

Meg Watson

23, Feb, 2020 @10:30 PM

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From Paris is Burning to Boom for Real: five films to immerse you in 1980s New York
Graffiti, vogueing, hip-hop and counterculture: it was the Big Apple in the 70s and 80s, and some of the US’s biggest artists were at the centre

Jenny Valentish

19, Dec, 2019 @12:48 AM

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Basquiat and Haring: unprecedented art show revives the 'manic draughtsmen' of 80s New York
Crossing Lines at Melbourne’s NGV celebrates Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, close friends and twin giants of the late 20th century art world

Steph Harmon

29, Nov, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Hip-hop horseman: Fab 5 Freddy gallops through Renaissance art
The rapper and graffiti art legend is taking a ride through Florence and its masterpieces. He talks about their enlightened depictions of black people – and reveals who was the Renaissance Tupac

Ammar Kalia

22, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Andy Warhol's friendship with Jean-Michel Basquiat revealed in 400 unseen photos
Book offers ‘voyeuristic glimpse’ into the two artists’ lives with hundreds of Warhol’s images and diary entries

Dalya Alberge

20, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Basquiat and Haring paintings to go on show in blockbuster NGV exhibition
Crossing Lines will feature more than 300 works by the quintessentially 1980s artists

Stephanie Convery

17, Apr, 2019 @3:00 AM

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Tate Liverpool to stage major Keith Haring exhibition
US artist, who died in 1990 aged 31, is best known for his visual motifs and Aids activism

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

12, Nov, 2018 @3:38 PM

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Boom for Real review – a vivid portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat
First-hand access to key players in the New York art scene helps make this an insightful study of the artist’s brief fame

Wendy Ide

24, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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