Basquiat

Basquiat : Boom for Real

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Basquiat first came to prominence when he collaborated with Al Diaz to spray-paint enigmatic statements under the pseudonym SAMO(c). He went on to work on collages, Xerox art, postcards, performances, and music before establishing his reputation as one of the most important painters of his generation. Accompanying a major exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, this book opens with introductory essays from the curators, which place his practice in a wider art historical context and look at his career through the lens of performance. Six thematic chapters offer new research, with essays from poet Christian Campbell on SAMO(c); curator Carlo McCormick on New York / New Wave; writer Glenn O'Brien on the downtown scene; academic Jordana Moore Saggese on Basquiat's relationship to film and television; and music scholar Francesco Martinelli on Basquiat's obsession with jazz. This insightful new survey also features extended captions, rare archival material, and extensive photography, demonstrating how Basquiat's legacy remains more powerful and relevant than ever today.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 280 pages
  • 280 x 240 x 27.94mm | 1,700.97g
  • Munich, Germany
  • English
  • 300
  • 3791356364
  • 9783791356365
  • 287,549

About Lotte Johnson

Dieter Buchhart arbeitet als Kunstkritiker für Kunstforum International und andere Kunstmagazine.

Eleanor Nairne ist Kuratorin an der Barbican Art Gallery. Sie ist spezialisiert auf die bildenden und darstellenden Künste nach 1960.
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