Basquiat’s work was anchored in graffiti culture with its tags and street language, but he also referred to modern art, famous African Americans and his own background, often with a healthy dollop of social criticism. From 1980 Basquiat was a rising star in New York. In 1982 Delta was the first gallery to show his work in the Netherlands. Sonnenberg sees Basquiat as ‘a historical continuation in the line of Jean Dubuffet, Cobra and Willem de Kooning’.
Kings of Egypt III
Jean-Michel Basquiat (in 1982)
Constantin Dragomir asked
can it be seen today 16.04.2023?
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered
Hi Constantin, I just answered this together with your previous question: yes Kings of Egypt III is on show in room A3.08. Best, Els
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|Title||Kings of Egypt III|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
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|Accession number||3687 (MK)|
|Credits||Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Schenking / Donation: Hans Sonnenberg 2012|
|Creation date||in 1982|
|Collector||Collector / Hans Sonnenberg|
|Entitled parties||© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. c/o Pictoright Amsterdam, 2022|
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All about the artist
New York 1960 - New York 1988
Jean Michel Basquiat's mother was Puerto Rican and his father was of Haitian descent. In 1977, Basquiat began spraying graffiti on the walls of Manhattan, where...Bekijk het volledige profiel