Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hardware Store, 1983, mixed media on canvas, 2.2 × 3.3 m. Courtesy: Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Männedorf-Zurich


5 Jun
15 Jun

A new book documents the relationship between the two 20th-century artist-superstars

By Frieze News Desk

In further news: mystery behind Georgia O’Keeffe’s acne-ridden paintings solved; Pompidou picks artwork mascot

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Jean-Michel Basquiat with Suzanne Mallouk, 1981. Photograph: Duncan Fraser Buchanan

‘I know no more perfect portrait of artist and muse’

By Negar Azimi


3 Oct
14 Jan

In further art world madness: Basquiat heads to Broadway, and Disney’s spray-painting drone

By In the Name of Art

From Capote to Basquiat, the pop artist’s glittering ‘visual diary’ of the last years of his life is seen for the first time

In further news: study finds US film critics overwhelmingly white and male; woman sues father over Basquiat

Why can’t New York get over its ‘bad old days’?

By Dan Fox
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Courtesy: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, licensed by Artestar, New York; photograph: Studio Tromp, Rotterdam

Barbican, London, UK

By Charlie Fox
Hyundai Commissionn: SUPERFLEX, One Two Three Swing! Tate Modern, 3 October 2017 – 2 April 2018. Courtesy: Tate

The week kicks off with major exhibitions opening across town ahead of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2017