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Thu, Feb 15, 2018 7:00pm –


Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy
New York  New York  11238
United States

Brooklyn Talks: A Tribute to Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988). Untitled, 1982. Acrylic, spray paint, and oil stick on canvas, 72 1/8 x 68 1/8 in. (183.2 x 173 cm). Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Licensed by Artestar, New York

In honor of One Basquiat, contemporary artists and collaborators pay homage to the resounding legacy of Jean-Michel Basquiat in Brooklyn and beyond. In celebration of the ways in which art shapes lives, each participant discusses a work of art in Basquiat’s oeuvre that has inspired them and their practice. Participants include Cey Adams, graffiti artist and former creative director of Def Jam, artist and actor Lee Quiñones, and photographer Maripol.