ART: Basquiat

Basquiat © 2009 Jean-Michel Basquiat

Fondation Beyeler, Riehen near Basel, on now till September 5, 2010.

This content was published on May 12, 2010 - 10:40

The retrospective marking the fiftieth birthday of controversial artist Jean-Michel Basquiat‘s (1960-1988) comprises paintings, works on paper and objects from renowned museums and private collections. Basquiat, who started out as a graffiti sprayer in New York, created 1000 paintings and over 2000 drawings before his tragic death.

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