• The Adjaye Associates-Designed Basquiat Exhibition Looks Beyond the Myth of the Icon

    4 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © Ivane Katamashvili
    Immense fame, especially when left behind by a deceased artist, may lead to a hierarchal understanding of their legacy-leading one aspect to overshadow other crucial dimensions of their life and oeuvre. Brooklyn-born Jean-Michel Basquiat's meteoric recognition as an artist and a cultural influence throughout the 1980s led to his energetic mind-map-like paintings being acquired widely by museums and private collections alike, in addition to being mass-marketed in a variety of products, such as fast-fashion clothing and New York-related souvenir items. Basquiat: King...
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