From Basquiat to ‘Black Panther’

From Basquiat to ‘Black Panther’
How graffiti went mainstream
“Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation,” a brilliant exhibition at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, reveals the centrality of visual art to hip-hop’s thrilling beginnings. The show prompts fresh consideration of the origins of hip-hop and the “post-graffiti” movement, which saw the street artists who had transformed New York’s urban landscape [...]

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Keith Haring, downtown e hip hop

Keith Haring, downtown e hip hop
Da Louder than a Bomb
Il seminterrato era completamente ricoperto di disegni dal pavimento al soffitto, da quelli realizzati con pennarelli argento e oro su plastica nera, ai dipinti dedicati a Brooke Shields ispirati alla campagna pubblicitaria dei jeans Calvin Klein. Tutti erano eccitati dalla presenza massiccia di tutte quelle opere, tutti proprio tutti dicevano: [...]

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Tupacsquiat

Tupacsquiat
Boom Traps Remix
!llmind celebrates Tupac‘s “birth, death and musical resurrection” today with the release of the “Tupacsquiat” (BoomTrap Remix). The release – a rework of Pac’s “Life Goes On” – is anchored by artwork from Naturel, which finds the wildly popular artist fusing elements of Tupac’s music with the time-honored style of [...]

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