virgil abloh uses “plastic” as a metaphor for polarising culture
In a meadow of plastic carnations, Off-White spring/summer 20 collaborated with New York-based artist Futura as the designer of our times highlighted today’s binary world.
a new exhibition highlights the intersecting lives of haring and basquiat
The National Gallery of Victoria will host over 300 pieces by both artists as a part of their blockbuster exhibition ‘Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines’.
joy labinjo: the fine artist depicting intimate scenes of family life
With her debut solo exhibition, Recollections, open to the public, we hear from artist Joy Labinjo on how she began to consider her own experiences as ample inspiration for her work.
who was street artist richard hambleton?
Dubbed by many as "The Godfather of Street Art", why did Richard Hambleton never reach the same levels of fame as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat?
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gianni lee is the modern-day basquiat painting skeletons on nyc streets
The deliberately crude figures are inspired by ancient African hieroglyphics.
the new basquiat doc is a searing statement on art and race today
'Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat' shows how the art world has changed since the 80s, and how it hasn't.
an oral history of club 57, the legendary 80s underground art club
i-D talks to some of the space's former members about merging DIY art and clubbing.
walter van beirendonck on the power, mystery and history of the mask
We spoke to the Belgian fashion icon about the exhibition he’s curated in Rotterdam that brings together Margiela, Basquiat and the tribal masks of Papua New Guinea.
ruby rose's basquiat makeup campaign is stirring up controversy
Basquiat's name and imagery have been used to sell Reebok sneakers and $64 hamburgers. But fans see the ads for an Urban Decay makeup collaboration as being particularly antithetical to what the late artist stood for.
rare photos of a young basquiat in his east village home
An intimate exhibition explores Jean-Michel Basquiat’s time living with his former girlfriend Alexis Adler in downtown New York.
12 celebrity runway cameos you might have missed
In an age when Insta-girls are supermodels, and everybody's a somebody, we remember the truly jaw-dropping moments when mega celebrities, from Tupac to Chloë Sevigny, rocked the runway — just by showing up.