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Street to Studio: The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Presented by JPMorganChase.

Credits & Copyright:

Basquiat is organized by the Brooklyn Museum. The national tour of Basquiat is sponsored by JPMorganChase.

Additional generous support has been provided by Fernwood Art Foundation.

The exhibition is also supported by Millennium Partners, the Brooklyn Museum's Richard and Barbara Debs Exhibition Fund and the Museum's Contemporary Art Council. The Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities has granted an indemnity for this exhibition.

The Village Voice and WBGO are media sponsors.

The Street to Studio Web site was developed by the Brooklyn Museum Education Division in partnership with the Education Departments of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and designed and produced by Educational Web Adventures (www.eduweb.com).

All Basquiat works © 1992 The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Used by permission. All rights reserved.


Photo Credits
Jean-Michel Basquiat painting Gold Griot. Photograph © 1984 Brian D. Williams, L.A., courtesy Maripol.

Jean-Michel Basquiat with Keith Haring, Julian Schnabel Opening Reception, Whitney Museum of American Art, November 5, 1987. Photograph © 1987 George Hirose.

Jean-Michel Basquiat and Glenn O'Brien on the set of TV Party. Photograph © 1979 Bobby Grossman.

Jean-Michel Basquiat in his studio, 1985. Photograph © 1995 Lizzie Himmel.

Martin Burgoyne, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Madonna. Photograph © 1983 Patisse, courtesy Maripol.

The band Gray: Vincent Gallo, Justin Thyme, Nick Taylor, Michael Holman, and (on floor) Basquiat, 1980 Photograph © Marina D.

SAMO IS DEAD, Cibachrome print, 20 x 30 inches. Photograph © 1984 Paul Laster.

Brownstones in Park Slope by John B. Baytey, circa 1960s. Courtesy The Brooklyn Historical Society.


Video Credits
Scenes from Downtown 81, 1980-81, directed by Edo Bertoglio, written by Glenn O'Brien, produced by Maripol. (Courtesy of Zeitgeist Films).


Music Credits
Bongo Bop, Charlie Parker. Copyright Savoy Jazz Records/SLG

Now's the Time, Charlie Parker. Copyright Savoy Jazz Records/SLG

Ornithology, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis. Copyright Savoy Jazz Records/SLG

Drum Conversation, the Max Roach Quartet. Copyright Concord Records.

Palabras con ritmo, poetry by Jean-Michel Basquiat, music by Coati Mundi Hernandez, performed by Coati Mundi. Courtesy of Coati Mundi Productions.


Artwork Credits
Jimmy Best...
1981
Spray paint and oil paintstick on metal panel
Collection Tsong-Zung Chang

Untitled
1981
Acrylic, spray paint, and oil paintstick on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Untitled
1981
Acrylic and spray paint on canvas
Collection of Annina Nosei

Untitled (Cheese Popcorn)
1982
Oil paintstick and ballpoint pen on paper
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Notary
1983
Acrylic, oil paintstick and paper collage on canvas mounted on wood supports
Schorr Family Collection; on long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum

Untitled (Maid from Olympia)
1982
Acrylic, oil painstick and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports
Private Collection

Gravestone
1987
Acrylic, oil and oil paintstick on wood
Collection Enrico Navarra

Pegasus
1987
Acrylic, graphite and colored pencil on paper mounted on canvas
Courtesy John McEnroe

Untitled (Helmet)
1981
Acrylic and marker on football helmet
Collection of Leo Malca

Jawbone of an Ass
1982
Acrylic, oil paintstick and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports
The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat

CPRKR
1982
Acrylic, oil paintstick and paper collage on canvas mounted on tied wood supports
Collection of Donald Baechler, New York

Untitled (Sugar Ray Robinson)
1982
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

St. Joe Louis Surrounded by Snakes
1982
Acrylic, oil paintstick and paper collage on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Leonardo da Vinci's Greatest Hits
1982
Acrylic, oil paintstick, and paper collage on canvas
Schorr Family Collection; on long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum

Horn Players
1983
Acrylic and oil paintstick on three canvas panels
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica

Trumpet
1984
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
On loan from Private collection, courtesy of the Norton Museum of Art

Charles the First
1982
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Now's the Time
1985
Acrylic and oil paintstick on plywood
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Per Capita
1981
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Irony of the Negro Policeman
1981
Acrylic and oil painstick on wood
Collection of Dan and Jeanne Fauci

In Italian
1983
Acrylic, oil paintstick and marker on canvas mounted on wood supports
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Native Carrying Some Guns, Bibles, Amorites on Safari
1982
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Collection of Hermes Trust (Courtesy of Francesco Pellizzi)

Philistines
1982
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Worrell Jr.

Gold Griot
1984
Oil and oil paintstick on wood
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica

Flexible
1984
Acrylic and oil paintstick on wood
The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Arroz con Pollo
1981
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brandt Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Grillo
1984
Acrylic, oil, photocopy collage, oil paintstick and nail on wood
Courtesy Galerie Fabien Boulakia

Exu
1988
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas
Collection Aurelia Navarra

The Nile
1983
Acrylic and oil paintstick on canvas mounted on wood supports
Collection Enrico Navarra

Undiscovered Genius of the Mississippi Delta
1983
Acrylic, oil paintstick and paper collage on canvas
Courtesy The Stephanie and Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

Jim Crow
1986
Acrylic and oil paintstick on wood
Private Collection, Paris

To Repel Ghosts
1986
Acrylic on wood
Collection Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr

Untitled (Caucasian/Negro)
1987
Pencil and colored pencil on paper
Collection of John Cheim

The Dingoes That Park Their Brains With Their Gum
1988
Acrylic and oil paintstick on fabric
Collection Enrico Navarra