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Get to Know the Artists Who Inspire Virgil Abloh

Get to Know the Artists Who Inspire Virgil Abloh

From Basquiat to Futura, here are the best artists who have inspired some of Virgil Abloh's and Off-White’s best art references & collaborations.
The Glow Up's Guide to Giving: The Gift of the Radiant Child

The Glow Up's Guide to Giving: The Gift of the Radiant Child

As we all well know, for Christians, the height of the holiday season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ—the young man who, according to the Bible, was immaculately conceived, born to
Amid Criticism and Controversy, the Guggenheim Museum Hires Its First Full-Time Black Curator

Amid Criticism and Controversy, the Guggenheim Museum Hires Its First Full-Time Black Curator

Eighty years after its inception, New York City’s Guggenheim Museum has hired its first full-time black curator. Last week, Ashley James joined the famed museum as its new associate curator of
The Legacy of 'The Man Nobody Killed,' 25 Years Later

The Legacy of 'The Man Nobody Killed,' 25 Years Later

Contemporaries of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Michael Stewart—the subject of Basquiat's painting "Defacement"—reflect on surviving 1980s New York.

6 Crowning Facts About Cultural Icon and Celebrated Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

View this post on Instagram A post shared by PANTONE (@pantone) on May 20, 2015 at 5:52pm PDT In the late 20th century, Jean-Michel Basquiat turned the contemporary art world on its head. Living and
Consign Rare Artworks, Collectibles & Fashion in the Highsnobiety & Paddle8 Auction

Consign Rare Artworks, Collectibles & Fashion in the Highsnobiety & Paddle8 Auction

We’re once again partnering with online auction house Paddle8, calling for contemporary artworks, collectible toys, fashion, and more, offering our readers the chance to consign rare items for
From Supreme to Basquiat, Shop These Wall-Worthy Skate Decks

From Supreme to Basquiat, Shop These Wall-Worthy Skate Decks

While the technical spec of a skateboard deck is always important, we all know that what lies beneath the board is usually the deciding factor in choosing a new one. Whether a way to show love for
Kim-ono Kardashian, ‘The Lion King’ & More Feature in This Week’s Top Comments Roundup

Kim-ono Kardashian, ‘The Lion King’ & More Feature in This Week’s Top Comments Roundup

Once again, our ever-sarcastic readership have let their opinions be known through a variety of biting, silly, and straight-up savage remarks. And with this, it is our happy duty to round up a
Elon Musk’s billionaire moon passenger says he’s broke

Elon Musk’s billionaire moon passenger says he’s broke

Yusaku Maezawa, CEO of struggling online retailer Zozo, paid an undisclosed sum to travel as a private passenger aboard SpaceX's first flight around the moon.
Basquiat used invisible ink to make secret drawings in his paintings

Basquiat used invisible ink to make secret drawings in his paintings

The figures are visible under UV light; other paintings may also have hidden drawings.
Eminem Outsells Drake & iPhone XI Leak Leaves Many Underwhelmed in This Week’s Top Comments Roundup

Eminem Outsells Drake & iPhone XI Leak Leaves Many Underwhelmed in This Week’s Top Comments Roundup

It’s a new year everyone! And that means new comments, and the same old savagery. So, to kick off 2019 right, we present this year’s second comments roundup, full of everything you have come to love

"Invisible ink" features found in Basquiat painting

Art conservator Emily Macdonald-Korth was evaluationg a client's Jean-Michel Basquiat untitled painting from 1981 when she looked at the work under ultraviolet light to reveal any repairs or
OFF-WHITE Pays Homage to Basquiat With New iPhone Cases

OFF-WHITE Pays Homage to Basquiat With New iPhone Cases

Not long after OFF-WHITE dropped its Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired capsule collection back in December, Virgil Abloh is honoring the artist once again. This time, the brand has dropped a line of
An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight

A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
The Life and Works of Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Supersized New Book From TASCHEN

The Life and Works of Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Supersized New Book From TASCHEN

A new addition to TASCHEN’s art catalog is a massive 500-page edition that showcases the life and works of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Authored by Eleanor Nairne and edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth, the
60 Basquiat Screen Prints Are Going on Sale This Week

60 Basquiat Screen Prints Are Going on Sale This Week

The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat has announced the posthumous release of an 18-color screen print titled “Boxer Rebellion,” a work initially created in 1982-83. 60 prints of the piece will be going
'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist

'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist

The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.
Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking

These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Nan Goldin.
Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

Unearthed Art by Teenage Basquiat Inspired This Exciting New Documentary

A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Watch: Kerry James Marshall Just Sold the Most Expensive Painting by a Living African-American Artist [Updated]

Watch: Kerry James Marshall Just Sold the Most Expensive Painting by a Living African-American Artist [Updated]

Updated: Friday, May 18, 2018, 11:14 a.m. EDT: Plot twist—turns out, none other than Sean “Diddy” Combs was the mystery buyer of the Kerry James Marshall painting. The mogul made his bid through