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Basquiat and NoHo

Basquiat and NoHo In the late 1980’s, Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked at 57 Great Jones Street in Manhattan. This studio space owned by Andy Warhol served as a kind…

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VILLAGE VOICES: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988 Painter, Street Artist, Social Commentator Basquiat’s work turned the art world upside down with its graphic boldness and devotion to the…

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Historic Plaque Ceremony

Jean-Michel Basquiat Historic Plaque Ceremony The great American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) forged an innovative and inspiring language that melded his urban American experience with his African-Caribbean heritage. The painter,…

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Village Preservation in the Press

…Former Studio, Smithsonian Magazine, July 12 Angelina Jolie Takes Over Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Former NYC Studio, Hyperallergic, July 10 Angelina Jolie is renting Jean Michel-Basquiat’s last New York apartment, Daily Herald…

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A little FUN Gallery with Patti Astor

…panel conversation about Basquiat. She spoke largely about her relationship with Basquiat as his career emerged, took shape, and then took off. There was no roadmap for someone like Basquiat,…

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Small But Mighty Great Jones Street

…spoke to Basquiat’s spirit and enduring legacy. (Check out our photos and video from the Basquiat presentation, and learn more about the other downtown sites we’ve marked with plaques.) The…

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The Death of A Legend

Image via Photobucket and willie99_01 On August 12th, 1988, art legend Jean Michel-Basquiat was announced dead at Cabrini Medical Center on East 19th Street. According to the autopsy, Basquiat died…

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Patricia Field’s Village Shops

…Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. They painted murals inside the store, and Basquiat, when he was still known by his graffiti tag SAMO, painted on jumpsuits made out of tyvek. With…

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Patricia Field’s Village Shops

…Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. They painted murals inside the store, and Basquiat, when he was still known by his graffiti tag SAMO, painted on jumpsuits made out of tyvek. With…

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VILLAGE VOICES

…Eustis, and other Village residents and supporters who lent their voices to this project. Berenice Abbott W.H. Auden James Baldwin Jean-Michel Basquiat Elizabeth Blackwell Margaret Wise Brown e.e. cummings Merce…

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We Miss You, Keith Haring

…key figures of the era, including fellow artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, Tseng Kwong Chi, actress Debi Mazar, and hip hop pioneer Fab Five Freddy. Like Haring, sadly many of…

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VILLAGE VOICES II Launches September 18th

…American Cities argued that “urban renewal did not respect the needs of city dwellers.” New sites and locations of the shadowboxes include Jean-Michel Basquiat, E. E. Cummings, Merce Cunningham, John W….

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Hip Hop’s 2nd Birthplace, Part 3: Webster Hall

…1980s creator of the hip hop music program Graffiti Rock, and was a founding member of the experimental band Gray along with Jean-Michel Basquiat. Holman hired The Rock Steady Crew, Fab Five Freddy, DJ Afrika…

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Saul Leiter Plaque Unveiling

…Baldwin and Jean-Michel Basquiat; Allen Ginsberg to Charles Mingus; Frank O’Hara to Frank Stella; and Martha Graham to Lorraine Hansberry, as well as historically significant sites such as the former…

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Roy Lichtenstein Plaque Unveiling

…is our 23nd plaque unveiling. Our program has honored and marked the homes of local figures from Jane Jacobs to James Baldwin and Jean-Michel Basquiat; Allen Ginsberg to Charles Mingus;…

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Accomplishments

…studios of artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Chaim Gross. 2015 In January Village Preservation released its proposal for a contextual rezoning of the University Place and Broadway corridors to prevent developments like the 300…

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Samuel Jones and Great Jones Street

…for drugs), the street has also occupied a space in our popular imagination as a home for creatives. Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat had a home and studio on the street. Also,…

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2016 GVSHP Year in Review

…getting the most onerous parts of the bill removed. Unveiled historic plaques marking the former homes and studios of artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Chaim Gross. in conjunction with partner Two…

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Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry

…downtown roots.  The video for “Rapture” is set in a a surreal space which is a virtual mash up of downtown figures, including a young Jean-Michel Basquiat (for more stories…

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Cool Down With Keith Haring!

…the East Village, and at Westbeth, landmarked after many years of advocacy by GVSHP.  Fellow artists included Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, Tseng Kwong Chi, actress Debi Mazar, and hip hop pioneer Fab Five Freddy. …

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Taking on REBNY and Winning

…57 Great Jones Street, which Andy Warhol owned beginning in 1970 and leased it to his friend Jean-Michel Basquiat as a studio and residence from 1983 until his death in…

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African American History in the East Village

…Jean-Michel Basquiat, Spike Lee, Charles Mingus, Ellen Stewart, and RuPaul here. Want more East Village African American History? Check out our Civil Rights & Social Justice Map, for sites connected…

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Throwback Thursday, For Fans of Old Photos

…and the East Village in the 1980s. The man behind these enigmatic silhouettes was Richard Hambleton, a peer of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring who garnered extensive media coverage with his graffiti…

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Black Lives, Black Histories

…in new tab Our plaques highlight the lives of many great African Americans who have called our neighborhood home, including artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, authors James Baldwin (Photos and Video)…

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