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Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks at The Cleveland Museum of Art

Art | January 23, 2017 |

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks at The Cleveland Museum of ArtImage courtesy of The Cleveland Museum of Art

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks at The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
From January 22, 2017 to April 23, 2017

Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history.

 

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks at The Cleveland Museum of ArtImage courtesy of The Cleveland Museum of Art

 

The first major exhibition of the artist’s notebooks, Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks features over 150 pages of these rarely seen documents, along with related works on paper and large-scale paintings.

 

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks at The Cleveland Museum of ArtImage courtesy of The Cleveland Museum of Art

 

A self-taught artist with wide-ranging interests, Basquiat was influenced by comics, advertising, popular culture, African American history, and everyday life. Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks emphasizes the distinct interplay of text and images in Basquiat’s art, providing unprecedented insight into the importance of language in the artist’s process.

 

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