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Basquiat: Boom for Real

Thursday 21 September 2017 – Sunday 28 January 2018

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), curated by Dr Dieter Buchhart and Eleanor Nairne, Curator, Barbican Art Gallery and organised in collaboration with the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. Basquiat was born in Brooklyn to a Haitian father and Puerto Rican mother, and first achieved fame as a graffiti artist. Championed by Andy Warhol, his neo-expressionist paintings were shown in galleries and museums throughout the world.

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venue

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS
phone 020 7638 8891
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keywords

America | Andy Warhol | Barbican | neo-expressionist | New York

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