Basquiat is Back on View

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  There is an important new Exhibition of one of the most influential queer artists of the 20th Century, Jean-Michel Basquiat, about to open in the Brooklyn Museum which is a real must see. Even though it actually consists of just one painting “Untitled (1982)” is one of Brooklyn-born Basquiat’s greatest works — a vibrant, colorful and raw … Continue reading

Brut, My Beauty: Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat

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  This weekend’s your last chance to catch Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty in the Barbican Gallery in London.  It is the first major UK exhibition of French artist  Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) in over 50 years. One of the most provocative voices in postwar modern art, Dubuffet rebelled against conventional ideas of beauty, hoping to capture the poetry … Continue reading

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