So, Basquiat brings up all his stuff and just moved in for at least three days before the opening. ... DB: Did Basquiat specifically start with the exposed stretcher paintings for your show? ... Jean and Madonna were dating, then.
Dealers operate within a private world of handshake agreements, negotiating for the highest commissions. Michael Shnayerson, a longtime contributing editor to Vanity Fair, writes the first ever definitive history of their activities.
Did you know when Vincent Gallo sees Pat Buchanan speak on TV, he gets “thrilled”? ... VINCENT GALLO FUN FACT Vincent Gallo used to play in a band with Jean-Michel Basquiat, the famous artist who dated Madonna and overdosed on heroin.
... and JeanMichel Basquiat (whom Madonna dated) focused the city's progressive arts scene on the East Village. The writer Gary Indiana made his name largely through chronicling that neighborhood's arts landscape for the Village Voice.
Ever since Madonna had first appeared in a fashion spread in the Village Voice, she had saved every press clipping ... Her ex-lover from 1983, Jean-Michel Basquiat, went into a deep depression when, in May 1985, her face appeared on the ...
The book also explores Basquiat's difficult relations with gallery owners and other authority figures, his problems with drug use, and his early death. A final chapter covers his continuing relevance and ongoing influence.
By the time of “Borderline,” the fifth single from her first album, titled Madonna, she had dated the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, was kicking around with Andy Warhol and the Beastie Boys, hanging out at Studio 54, Danceteria, ...