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Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2018-01-15T00:00:00+00002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ... More about this event
 
 
 

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Julius Caesar
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Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

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Basquiat: Boom For Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Over 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to ...More

Betes De Foire: Petit Theatre De Gestes
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

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Elsa De Witte and Laurent Cabrol's intimate circus piece tinged with nostalgia, where artistry, puppetry and object theatre combine....More

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