Clark Atlanta University Art Museum to Host Pop-Up Exhibit Featuring Art by Jean-Michel Basquiat
ATLANTA, GA (October 27, 2022)
WHAT: Our Friend Jean, a week-long art exhibition featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat’s early works on loan from several collectors who knew him intimately. The works include drawings, writings, apparel, mixed media collages, and ephemera.
WHO: Clark Atlanta University Art Museum
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 28th – Nov. 4th
Opening Reception: Oct. 28th, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Programming: Collector and Curator Talk Nov. 2nd, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Trevor Arnett Hall (2nd Floor)
223 James P. Brawley Drive
Atlanta, GA 30314
DETAILS: A comprehensive exhibit of Jean-Michele Basquiat’s early works on loan from several collectors who
knew the artist intimately. The group of collectors consists of Jane Diaz, Hilary Jaeger, Katie Taylor, Lucy Sante, Al Diaz, and photographer Alexis Adler who will share personal stories of their friendship with Basquiat. The exhibition was curated by The Bishop Gallery and supported by the Hennessy, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and The Black Group.
To reserve tickets, go to Eventbrite “Our Friend Jean” https://www.eventbrite.com/e/441251995597.
Media interested in attending the exhibit should contact Paula Owens, Clark Atlanta University’s Communications Manager, at (404)-880-8521.