Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 276 x 206 mm
"Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure (c) [is] finally telling his true story-through the words and vision of his living sisters, Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux." -CULTURED MAG
"Basquiat's family revealed that the upcoming exhibition Jean Michel-Basquiat: King Pleasure (c) opens on April 9, 2022, at the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan and will show rare and never before work from the iconic artist. . .Sir David Adjaye OBE, the highly acclaimed architect, will be the Exhibition Designer for the show that will include 200 pieces of Basquiat's work, in celebration of the painter's life and story, HypeArt reports. A book of the same name will also be released by Rizzoli Electa in conjunction with the show's opening." -THE ROOT
"The exhibition opens on April 9, 2022 at NYC landmark, the Starrett-Lehigh Building and will feature over 200 never before and rarely seen paintings, drawings, ephemera and artifacts to give an intimate and multidimensional portrait of Jean-Michel that can only be told by his family. This exhibition will create a space where the family can celebrate Jean-Michel and share his work and story. Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure (c) is curated and executive produced solely by the estate. Rizzoli Electa will release the accompanying book, also titled Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure (c), to coincide with the exhibition. The family has also shared the themes and environments that will make up the exhibition, each of which will have works, artifacts, and a dedicated soundtrack." -ARTFIXDAILY
'The family has also announced that award-winning architect David Adjaye OBE is the exhibition's designer. He is the founder of Adjaye Associates, which operates internationally, and designed The National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, DC. Additionally, the exhibition's motif has been created by Abbott Miller of visionary design firm Pentagram. Miller previously collaborated with cultural clients, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Metropolitan Museum. In conjunction with the exhibition, Rizzoli Electa will release the accompanying book, also titled Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure." -MODERN LUXURY
"In tandem with an upcoming NYC exhibition of the same name, this book offers exclusive art, as well as anecdotes from the late artist's family, reliving the influences of his early life with this intimate volume." -ROLLING STONE
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