Basquiat :Boom for Real


The Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican is a real must see!

Loved all the coverage, the films, notebooks and of course all the paintings.

Quite an inspirational artist, what a tragedy he died so young at 27!

Following Basquiat's death, the writer Glenn O'Brien summed him up so well. He wrote 'He ate up every image, every word, every bit of data that appeared in front of him and he processed it all into a bebop cubist pop art cartoon gospel that synthesized the whole overload we lived under into something that made an astonishing new sense'