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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Paris

3 Oct
14 Jan

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

By In the Name of Art

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’?

By Dan Fox
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

By Charlie Fox
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

21 Sep
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

By Jonathan Romney