Photography of Paige Powell @ Suzanne Geiss Company, NY

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 17, 2014
Suzanne Geiss Company is pleased to present Jean-Michel Basquiat, Reclining Nude , an exhibition of rare candidphotographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat taken by Paige Powell. This is the first presentation of photographs from Powell’s comprehensive archive, a significant chronicle of 1980’s art and culture in America. Her work offers uncommon glimpses into the lives of artists and friends who participated in the cultural transformations of the era.

Supreme x Jean-Michel Basquiat Fall 2013 Capsule Collection

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Supreme has always done a stellar job with their seasonal art collaborations, whether it be Damien Hirst, Murakami, Terry Richardson, Richard Prince, and KAWS, to name a few. This season they go right to the thick of the NYC downtown scene, with a special capsule collection featuring the late and influential Jean-Michel Basquiat. Supreme and the Basquiat Estate collaborating on a two oxford shirts, a long sleeve tee, a few short sleeves, a hoodie, and a M-65 Cassius Clay jacket. 

The time that Basquiat's Resume Sold for $50,000

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 13, 2013
Who says you can't get good money from a resume? Apparently, when he was just a lad of 20, Jean-Michel Basquiat, perhaps the most famous artist to cone out of the early 1980's Downtown NYC scene, made a resume that was such crap, so devoid of actual work experience, he got to throw a big fuck you at everyone for listing Warhol, Tennessee Williams, Glenn O'Brien, and Johnny Carson as his contacts. This resume just sold at Sotheby's for $50,000. Actually, come to think of it, this is probably the greatest resume ever. We are sold. 

SAMO is deAD

Street Art // Tuesday, April 09, 2013
“SAMO IS DEAD” by the prolific and legendary New York artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, painted sometime in the early ‘80s.

Jean-Michel Basquiat @ Gagosian, New York

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 25, 2013
Opening on February 7th will be a collection of works by the late and great Jean-Michel Basquiat on view at Gagosian's 555 West 24th Street location in New York. In case you wanted to purchase a mass produced reproduction of one his works and stare down at it while you eat day in and day out in anticipation for the show, Gagosian has you covered with this Basquiat plate.

Basquiat Revisted: Aaron Rose & Sam Spiegel on MOCAtv's "SAMO©"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Yesterday we caught up with curator Aaron Rose and talked about his new video for MOCAtv, a project, which focuses on the late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Made in collaboration with Los Angeles based musician Sam Spiegel (AKA DJ Squeak E Clean, one half of DJ duo N.A.S.A.), Aaron and Sam decided they would not pay direct homage to Basquiat and his work.

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT AND ANDY WARHOL "Olympic Rings" @ Gagosian, London

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 16, 2012
We are getting to that time of the summer, where London gets a sporting focus for a few weeks, much to the chagrin of locals who probably get enough tourism as it is. But the arts programs and curation at some of London's top private galleries and public institutions have been spot on all year, and Gagosian Gallery has got into spirit with Warhol and Basquiat's 1985 collaboration, Olympic Rings.

SAMO© Graffiti Shot by Henry Flynt Circa 1979

Juxtapoz // Sunday, November 13, 2011
Back in 1979, photographer Henry Flynt extensively documented the graffiti work of SAMO, the young teenage Jean-Michel Basquiat. Flynt's photographs go beyond simply capturing the work, but gasp their energy and significance as poetic vandalism scrawled  and integrated into the urban environment.

Rammellzee x K-Rob: "Beat Bop"

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 18, 2011
We go back to 1983, an era of hip-hop, graffiti, and street culture that our April 2011 Art In the Streets Issue covers, and give you the masterpiece work of graffiti artist, musician and futurist, Rammellzee, and hip-hop artist K-Rob, "Beat Bop." And to round it out, Jean-Michel Basquiat did the single's cover artwork. Listen after the jump . . .

Jean-Michel Basquiat Dancing in "Downtown 81"

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
As we get set to release our April 2011 issue, created in conjunction with the MOCA and their "Art In the Streets" exhibition, we look at a clip of one of the early pioneering films depicting early 1980's NYC graffiti and street culture, the Jean-Michel Basquiat starring, Glenn O'Brien written "Downtown 81." Watch Basquiat dance after the jump . . .
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