Tamra Davis (American, born 1962), Still from A Conversation with Basquiat, 2006. 23 min., 22 sec. ©Tamra Davis. Courtesy of the artist.
The Unknown Notebooks Jean-Michel Basquiat
This exhibition will feature rare notebooks created by Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988), offering an intimate look at the life of the influential contemporary artist who died tragically at age 27. Filled with Basquiat's handwritten texts and sketches, the 160 unbound notebook pages will be presented along with 30 related paintings, drawings and mixed-media works drawn from private collections and the artist’s estate, as well as a Basquiat painting from the High's collection.