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Art

An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
Taylor Hosking
1.3.19
Culture

'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist

The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.
Taylor Hosking
9.24.18
Art

Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Nan Goldin.
Miss Rosen
7.11.18
Art

Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Miss Rosen
5.21.18
Art

Go Beyond the Basquiat You Thought You Knew at a New UK Exhibit

Opening this September, 'Basquiat: Boom For Real' is the late artist's first major exhibit in the UK in over 20 years.
Abby Ronner
1.20.17
Art

The Best Art-Inspired Costumes of Halloween 2016

From Warhol to Kusama, art lovers pulled out the stops to bring their favorite works out of the gallery and into the streets.
Nathaniel Ainley & Beckett Mufson
11.1.16
Art

Naked Blue Bodies and Brooke Shields, Curator | Last Week in Art

An Iranian sculptor is charged with disturbing the peace, and thousands get naked for Spencer Tunick in the UK.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.12.16
Art

Vancouver Gallery Hosts the History of Mashup Art

Take a trip through time with artwork by Barbara Kruger, Basquiat, and Picasso at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.23.16
Art

10 Modern Masterpieces from The Broad Museum’s Debut

Highlights from the inaugural exhibition at LA's newest contemporary art museum.
Tanja M. Laden
9.21.15
Art

The Exclusive Story Behind Warhol & Basquiat's Boxing Photos

Take a trip back in time to when the Rolling Stones were coordinating 'Rolling Stone' covers and David Bowie was shooting music videos, with legendary photographer Michael Halsband.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.7.15
Art

Everything We Know About the Art in 'Empire'

Step inside the world of Cookie and Lucious—from Klimt to Kehinde Wiley, here's a guide to the art in 'Empire.'
Becky Chung
3.17.15
Art

New Site Combines Nail Art And Art History

Paintings by Kusama, Basquiat and Barry McGee are all getting manicured.
Zach Sokol
3.19.14