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Basquiat/Warhol
January 19, 2010 - April 4, 2010
John A. and Helen P. Becker Gallery
Andy Warhol , American, 1928-1987, Sylvester Stallone , 1980, Polacolor Type 108 on paper, Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 2008.28.61

Working in New York City during the late 1970s and early 80s, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol were friends, collaborators, and rivals.  This dramatic installation highlights a series of Polaroids by Warhol recently given to the museum, and a single monumental canvas by Basquiat.

Andy Warhol , American, 1928-1987, Madame Beaugner , 1979, polacolor 2 on paper, Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 2008.28.23