Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure
June 12 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2022
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2022
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Explore Jean-Michel Basquiat’s contributions to the history of art and his explorations of multifaceted cultural phenomena––including music, the Black experience, pop culture, Black American sports figures, literature, and other sources–– in immersive environments providing a unique insight into the late artist’s creative life and his singular voice.
Organized and curated by the family of Jean-Michel Basquiat, this exhibition of over 200 never-before-seen and rarely shown paintings, drawings, multimedia presentations, ephemera, and artifacts tell the story of Jean-Michel from an intimate perspective, intertwining his artistic endeavors with his personal life, influences, and the times in which he lived.
Tickets are $10 cheaper on weekdays.
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