New Basquiat Exhibition Reveals the Master Behind the Hype
février 2013 | Projets culturels | Arts plastiques | États-Unis
Source : Flavorwire


In the nearly 25 years since his death, Jean-Michel Basquiat has not ceased to grow in significance. More often than not, that popularity has thrived off a cycle of hype bolstered on the one hand by a bevy of eager collectors and on the other by the allure of his tragically short biography. « [There’s] no underestimating the popular appeal of this tragic young African-American artist who embodied the idea of the charismatic supernova, burning bright and fast, leaving behind a prolific body of work that was taken up immediately in his own time, and which continued to escalate in stature and value as it has circulated in the international art market, » says Louise Neri, a director at Chelsea’s Gagosian Gallery (…)

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[The retrospective]

Jean-Michel Basquiat : The Radiant Child :

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