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Jean-Michel Basquiat

In further art world madness: Basquiat heads to Broadway, and Disney’s spray-painting drone

From Capote to Basquiat, the pop artist’s glittering ‘visual diary’ of the last years of his life is seen for the first time

In further news: study finds US film critics overwhelmingly white and male; woman sues father over Basquiat

Why can’t New York get over its ‘bad old days’?

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Courtesy: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, licensed by Artestar, New York; photograph: Studio Tromp, Rotterdam

Barbican, London, UK

Hyundai Commissionn: SUPERFLEX, One Two Three Swing! Tate Modern, 3 October 2017 – 2 April 2018. Courtesy: Tate

The week kicks off with major exhibitions opening across town ahead of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2017

Dana Lixenberg wins the 2017 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize; David Adjaye received a Knighthood

Photo: © Edo Bertoglio, courtesy of Maripol. Artwork: © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York

London

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28 Jan

85 Joan Miró works to stay in Portugal following public outcry; Barbican to host the UK's first large-scale show of Jean-Michel Basquiat

‘Eureka’ moments, painterliness and cinema's inferiority complex - a brief history of artist biopics

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