It will surely be the flagship exhibition of 2023, “Basquiat x Warhol – à quatre mains”, which will bring together some one hundred works by the two artists next spring at the Fondation Louis-Vuitton.
Several years after its exhibition devoted to Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Fondation Louis Vuitton is organising a retrospective entitled “Basquiat x Warhol, À quatre mains”.
The two artists met through the gallery owner and collector Bruno Bischofberge. Their ambitions overlap: Andy Warhol was looking for transfiguration, renewal and candour, and Jean-Michel Basquiat was looking for a form of collective recognition. Basquiat admires Warhol as a key figure in the art world, the initiator of a new language and an original relationship with popular culture. For his part, Warhol found in Basquiat a new interest in painting.
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Featured photo : Jean-Michel Basquiat, Dos Cabezas, Dos Cabezas, 1982, acrylique et h/t, 152,4 x 152,4 cm, collection particulière © Guy Boyer