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Still from Basquiat (Julian Schnabel, 1996). Courtesy of Swank Motion Pictures, Inc. and Build A Fort Productions

Little Cinema Presents Basquiat

Thursday, March 8, 2018

7–9 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Little Cinema presents an immersive screening of the biographical drama Basquiat (Julian Schnabel, 1996, 108 min.), featuring David Bowie as Andy Warhol. This film honors the legacy of two artistic legends, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, and explores their relationship against the backdrop of the changing New York City art scene in the 1980s. Featuring live music accompaniment by Brian Kelly, whose music is featured in the film’s soundtrack; dance performances by The Love Show; and interludes of video remixing by Little Cinema’s founder and creative director, CHNNLS.

Tickets are $16 and include Museum general admission (purchase tickets for David Bowie is separately). Members receive $10 tickets. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!

This program is presented in partnership with Little Cinema, an immersive theater company blending cinema and live performance in new and creative ways.