The Incredible Visual Language of Jean-Michel Basquiat

28 October 2020 | New York

In this episode of Expert Voices, Grégoire Billault dissects Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Black and Jazz, two monumental artworks created at the height of his success. In 1986, Basquiat is a superstar – he is represented in exhibitions across the globe, including Japan. He begins to experiment with wood, as seen in the artworks Black and Jazz – two works that are considered to be pinnacles of this fruitful period in Basquiat’s life. Black and Jazz are highlights of New York’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction (28 October 2020, New York).

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