Jean-Michel Basquiat was a graffiti artist who dropped out of school and suffered from a challenging childhood and drug addiction. He also attained incredible success and became known for his historic role in Punk Art and Neo-Expressionism.
Swiss Institute is an independent non-profit contemporary art institution dedicated to promoting forward-thinking and experimental art making through innovative exhibitions and programs. It serves as a platform for emerging artists, catalyzes new contexts for celebrated work. It is open free-of-charge, and explores how a national perspective can foster international conversations in the fields of visual [...]