A Basquiat-painted Ferris wheel, a Keith Haring carousel, and more are part of the project, to be rebooted in LA next year.
The Noho unit, where artist lived and worked between 1983 and 1988, was owned by Andy Warhol.
The museum’s interim director and board chair both left their posts in one week.
A task force is attempting damage control as the museum continues to face dire consequences for displaying a group of fake Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings.
The art establishment was never quite sure what to do with a self-taught artist like Basquiat, who owed as much to bebop and William S. Burroughs’s cut-up technique as he did to African influences.
The authenticity of the works, whose owners say Basquiat sold to Hollywood screenwriter Thaddeus Mumford in 1982, has been heavily scrutinized.
The FBI is investigating the authenticity of works that are said to have been found in the storage unit of a Hollywood screenwriter.
The suspects attempted to take a Basquiat artwork valued at $45,000 from Taglialatella Galleries but instead made off with a half-empty bottle of whiskey.
Inigo Philbrick misrepresented the ownership of and fraudulently traded in works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Yayoi Kusama, and others.
From Nina Simone to Run-DMC, four newly released playlists celebrate the musicians who inspired the artist — and the many he influenced.
As Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s ad for Tiffany’s stirs up controversy, some question the company’s suggestion that the blue hue of Basquiat’s painting was inspired by the brand.
Jean-Michel Basquiat painted the portrait in 1985, on the door of a Dallas apartment where he was staying.