James Spooner in front of Jean-Michel Basquiat's Obnoxious Liberals
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Time Decorated: The Musical Influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat - Part 2


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

The "Punk and No Wave" segment, hosted by James Spooner, who co-founded Afropunk Festival and 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

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.

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