Monday, February 22, 2021
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Jean Michel Basquiat and the Fusion of Road Art & Hip Hop Tradition at Newport Art Museum presentation will be Wednesday, March 3, 4 – 5 pm, Dwell on Zoom.
Our 1st Artwork Excursion this 12 months is a stunner not to be skipped by any student or adult intrigued in pop society, graffiti, or community art. We’re traveling virtually to the MFA Boston for a personal guided tour of the initially main exhibition connecting Jean Michel Basquiat’s explosive function with hip-hop society and songs. Explore the write-up-graffiti movement in 1980s New York Metropolis as road art on town walls and subway trains transitioned to operates on canvas identified and valued by the art environment.
Basquiat (1960–1988) became the galvanizing, legendary frontrunner of this transformational movement in up to date American artwork, which resulted in an unparalleled fusion of inventive energies that defied longstanding racial divisions.
Our MFA Educator will direct us as a result of the galleries featuring his operates in portray, sculpture, drawing, video clip, audio, and trend, together with operates by his contemporaries. Alongside one another, their do the job fueled new instructions in good art, layout, and songs, driving the now-global reputation of hip-hop society.
Room is minimal and registration is needed to acquire the Zoom backlink.