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Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure

Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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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

Starrett-Lehigh
601 West 26th Street (entrance on 27th Street)
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$35-$45, $30-$40/ages 2-13

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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Stop by the Art Cart for DIY…

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Little Island

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play.

* Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a…

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Chelsea Waterside Playground

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Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.

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