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  1. Jean-Michel Basquiat's Art Is Still Re-Defining CultureRead the original story

    16 min ago |

    In May this year a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for $110.5 million USD . The sale, impressive in and of itself, saw the late artist break numerous records, with the picture becoming the most expensive work ever sold by an American artist, the most expensive work by a black artist, and the first $100 million USD artwork to have been created after 1980.


  2. A selection of upcoming artistic happenings in metro DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Metro Times

    A corresponding exhibit to the McGinness and Tony Hawk's Wayfinding skatepark in downtown Detroit, this installation will be based on his studio practice and will include a presentation of drawings and iconography created from artworks in the museum's collection. This traveling exhibit curated by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver will feature the entire cache of works made by Jean-Michel Basquiat during the year he lived with his friend Alexis Adler in a small apartment in the East Village.


  3. Russell Smith: Painter Jean-Michel Basquiat's star rises yet higherRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    The reputation of the American painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died at 27 in 1988, continues to soar; people are starting now to describe him as "one of the most important painters of the 20th century," an appellation he never received while living. He was a star in life - a protA gA of Andy Warhol and Larry Gagosian, a jet-setter who dated models and hung around Jay McInerney-style nightclubs - but has become a superstar in death, and his critical evaluation grows ever more serious.


  4. Link About It: Susan Bennett Explains How She Became the Voice of SiriRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    Susan Bennett's voice has always been special. Back at the start of her career, she toured as a back-up singer for musicians like Burt Bacharach and Roy Orbison, while also singing jingles.


  5. Link About It: 5,000+ Objects Coming to the International Spy MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    Spy Museum board member H Keith Melton is kindly offering up some 5,000+ personally collected objects to the collection. Since the 1970s, Melton has been gathering all kinds of trickery and tools used by spies-from a piece of a spy plane to "the axe used to hack exiled Soviet communist Leon Trotsky to death and even a 13-foot-long spy submarine from World War II."


  6. Among Week's Best Art, Andres Serrano for SupremeRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Appropriation in art has been long disputed. Not only is it debated in postmodern artwork, but heated talks of artists stealing another person's artwork go back to the Renaissance era with Roman painters pilfering inspiration from the Greeks-even the Dada movement's appropriation of everyday objects is just another filibuster in this whole pretentious powwow.


  7. New Banksy works mark Basquiat show at London's BarbicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    Two murals by British street artist Banksy have appeared at London's Barbican center to mark an exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a U.S. artist who achieved fame through the New York graffiti scene. One references Basquiat's 1982 "Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump", showing a boy being searched by police officers.


  8. Banksy honours Basquiat with new London muralsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    The murals appeared over the weekend near the Barbican Centre, which will open its exhibition on the American graffiti artist on Thursday. Two new murals by street artist Banksy have appeared in central London in tribute to Jean-Michel Basquiat ahead of a new exhibition celebrating the US artist's work.


  9. 12 great artists who died at the age of 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin - a lot of celebrities seem to to die when they're 27 years old. The "27 Club" was a term invented to categorize this unsettling trend.


  10. Link About It: YuMi the Robot Conducts Tenor Andrea BocelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cool Hunting

    In a program titled "A breath of hope: from the Stradivarius to the robot," YuMi the dual-armed robot made its debut as a conductor. Through the compositions of Verdi, YuMi directed none other than world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli in singing "La Donna A Mobile," the aria from "Rigoletto" as well as many other performers.


  11. Link About It: One Book, 100 Black Women PhotographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cool Hunting

    Laylah Amatullah Barrayn's new book "Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora" represents a much-needed testament to the power of black women photographers. The first of its kind since Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe's "Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers," back in 1986, Barrayn's compilation includes work from "100 female photographers of the African diaspora," according to Quartz.


  12. Banksy murals poke fun at 'graffiti-free' Barbican ahead of Basquiat showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunday Herald

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  13. Two new Banksy murals appear near the BarbicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... drug overdose. This is one of two Banksy murals found near the Barbican prior to the opening of a Jean Michel Basquiat exhibition Alongside an image on Instagram of this work, Banksy wrote: 'Major new Basquiat show opens at the Barbican - a place ...


  14. New Banksy Murals Pay Homage to BasquiatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Hyperallergic

    The two murals in central London appeared just before the opening of a major Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican Centre. On Sunday, two new murals by Banksy riffing on the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat appeared in central London on a street near the Barbican Centre, which is currently hosting a major Basquiat exhibition .


  15. Banksy Returns With Brilliant Homage To Basquiat At The BarbicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Londonist

    That's right, two new Banksy artworks have popped up beneath the Barbican Centre. They're on the corner of Golden Lane and Beech Street, and reference famed American artist Jean Michel Basquiat.


  16. Banksy is back with artwork that expertly skewers how institutions treat street artRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mashable

    Banksy's artworks are a perfect commentary not only on the socio-political situation - Brexit or the refugee crisis , for example - but also on the way institutions are trying to control the revolutionary power of street art. His latest murals, which have appeared at the Barbican centre in London, are an ironic take on the centre's latest exhibition of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who started as a graffiti artist in New York.


  17. Two New Banksy Artworks Appear on Wall of Barbican CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sofia News Agency

    Two new artworks by Banksy have appeared at the Barbican centre in central London, reported The Guardian. The murals, inspired by the upcoming Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the centre, were confirmed as genuine on the artist's verified Instagram account.


  18. New Banksy murals open in 'graffiti-free' area of central LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Metro UK News

    A woman passes one of two new murals painted by the artist Banksy near the Barbican Centre in London The works, which mark the opening of an exhibition by American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, have appeared in a tunnel near the Barbican Centre. But Banksy has described that area of the capital as 'a place that is normally very keen to clean any graffiti from its walls' in an Instagram post .


  19. Two new Banksy murals have been spotted in London10:46 am - Sep 18, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | NME

    Two new Banksy murals have been appeared in London, ahead of a new exhibition that celebrates the work of American painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. The new artwork by the elusive artist emerged in a tunnel close to the Barbican Centre, where the new exhibition is being held.


  20. Link About It: Jean-Michel Basquiat's Unconventional Personal StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Cool Hunting

    The incredibly talented Jean-Michel Basquiat has been studied for his art for decades, but in a new Guardian article, his sense of style nabs the attention. An important part of his life, fashion was central to Basquiat-in fact, his mother designed clothes and he spent time painting apparel for Patricia Field.