Jean-Michel Basquiat (b.1960-d.1988) ranks among the most compelling painters of the 20th Century. He possessed a deep love and passion for jazz, particularly the be-bop style, and found great inspiration in the creative achievements of the genre’s great masters, often paying homage by depicting them in his paintings as noblemen, kings and heroes. This 90-minute presentation will introduce you to Basquait’s captivating work and the jazz greats who inspired him.
(9/25/2023 update. The date published in the printed catalog is incorrect. The correct date is Tuesday, November 7)Session: 1