Up Close: Jean-Michel Basquiat's With Strings Two
In the latest episode of Up Close, curator Ed Schad discusses Broad collection artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's With Strings Two (1983), which specifically refers to Charlie Parker. Basquiat was intent on representing his heroes from the Black community, whom the artist recognized as being underappreciated in art history and popular culture.
About Up Close
In this video series featuring The Broad's curators Ed Schad and Sarah Loyer, we take a deeper look at works in the Broad collection, which is notable for the exceptional depth of its holdings and dedication to the full arc of artists' careers.Read More