the best things to watch, see, and do this week
Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, March 25 to 31.
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.
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.
‘boom for real’ shows basquiat and nyc at their turning points
Director Sara Driver unearthed a trove of work and footage from his ex-roommate's underground vault.
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.
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.
when basquiat took a stand against police brutality
Basquiat’s painting 'Defacement' dealt with the death of fellow graffiti artist Michael Stewart at the hands of NYC police in 1983. A new project by Chaedria LaBouvier, who lost her brother to police violence, puts the painting center stage again, to...
jean michel basquiat’s first uk retrospective is coming next year
'Boom for Real', the first large exhibition of his work in the UK, will open at the Barbican in 2017.
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.
sibling channels basquiat's boxing days for fall/winter 16
Lifting inspiration from Michael Halsband’s portrait of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat in boxing gloves, Sibling explored masculinity and vulnerability.