boom for real | basquiat retrospective

London celebrates the lives and works of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

date Sep 21, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018

date Barbican Art Gallery

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK featuring the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is currently happening at Barbican Art Gallery in London. 

More than 100 works collected from international museums and private collections—including rare film, photography and archive material—will be exhibited. The retrospective will also feature a number of related events to celebrate "the spirit of this self-taught artist, poet, DJ and musician whose influence, since his death at 27 in 1988, has been enormous." Go to the gallery website for more information.


Barbican Art Gallery, Level 3, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
10 AM - 6 PM (Thursday to Saturday until 10pm); £16