Jean-Michel Basquiat. New York City: works from the Mugrabi Collection on show at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome from March 24 to July 2, 2017.
With a major exhibition in Rome that includes his most important works, the Chiostro del Bramante pays tribute the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, iconic and controversial figure of the New York culture of the '80s.
From March 24 to July 2, 2017 continues the journey of research and investigation by DART Chiostro del Bramante on the most influential personalities of the art, with an exhibition that explores the origins and importance of street art and graffiti, after the great success of "LOVE. Contemporary art meets the love "which has seen an influx of over 150,000 visitors.
More than 75 works are characterized mostly by large canvases and carried out by young American writers, tell of Jean-Michel Basquiat's relationship with his native New York and those roads that will provide the blank canvas on which the artist by afro-American origins affect the distinctive and indelible traits of his art.
A crown, recurrent icon in his masterpieces and symbol of 'pride in belonging to the Afro-American culture, to celebrate an immortal genius.
Official hashtag #bebasquiat