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Time Decorated: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat - Part 2

Overview

Coming January 28:

“Art is how we decorate space, music is how we decorate time.”
—Jean-Michel Basquiat
(December 22, 1960–August 12, 1988)

The No Wave segment, hosted by James Spooner, co-founder of Afro-Punk and who ran an underground club on Canal Street in the early ‘90’s, features tunes by James Chance and The Contortions, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, Basquiat’s band Gray, Liquid Liquid, DNA, and Mars.

 


About Time Decorated: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Time Decorated: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat is a video series dedicated to the famed New York City artist. The video series includes three segments, Jazz, Punk and No Wave, and Hip-Hop, where both creatives and scholars discuss the impact of each genre on Jean-Michel Basquiat’s now iconic style. Home to an unparalleled collection of Basquiat’s art, The Broad seeks to honor his legacy by exploring its musical foundations.

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