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(AMERICAN, 1960 - 1988)

Discography Two , 1983






acrylic and oilstick on canvas


66.14 in. (168.00 cm.) (height) by 60.12 in. (152.70 cm.) (width)


titled '"DISCOGRAPHY TWO"' (on the reverse)


Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Jean-Michel Basquiat, November 1986-January 1987, pp. 52-53 and 102, no. 31 (illustrated in color and incorrectly titled Discography I). New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Houston, Menil Collection; Des Moines Art Center; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Jean-Michel Basquiat, October 1992-January 1994, pp. 168, 247 and 265 (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated). New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works in Black and White, 1994. London, Serpentine Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1996. Trieste, Civico Museo Revoltella Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Jean-Michel Basquiat, May-September 1999, p. 71 (illustrated in color). Basel, Fondation Beyeler; Paris, Musée d'Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Basquiat, May 2010-January 2011, p. 139, no. 143 (Basel; illustrated in color); p. 133, no. 142 (Paris; illustrated in color). Kunsthalle Bielefeld, The 80s Revisited: From the Bischofberger Collection, March-June 2011, p. 116 (illustrated in color). New York, Gagosian Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, February-April 2013, pp. 132-133, 195 and 205 (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated in color). Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now's the Time, February-May 2015, pp. 158 and 221 (Toronto; illustrated in color); p. 164 (Bilbao; illustrated in color). New York, Nahmad Contemporary, Words Are All We Have: Paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat, May-June 2016, pp. 55-56, 150 and 152-153, fig. 4, pl. 11 (illustrated in color and installation view illustrated in color).


D. Davvetas, "Jean-Michel Basquiat," Artstudio, no. 11, Winter 1988, p. 44 (illustrated in color). R. Hernández, "Battling in L.A.: Chicano Graffiti Poetics and Technologies of Vision," The Americas Review, vol. 23, nos. 1-2, Spring-Summer 1995, p. 129. R. D. Marshall and J.-L. Prat, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paris, 1996, vol. 2, pp. 104-105, no. 5 (illustrated in color). M. Archer, Art Since 1960, London, 1997, p. 162, no. 125 (illustrated in color). D. Cassidy, Painting the Musical City: Jazz and Cultural Identity in American Art, 1910-1940, Washington, D.C., 1997, p. 155. E. Navarra et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paris and New York, 2000, vol. 2, pp. 182-183, no. 3 (illustrated in color); appendix, p. 35. M. Archer, Art Since 1960, London, 2002, p. 159 (illustrated in color). Basquiat, exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum, 2005, p. 85 (illustrated in color). Jean-Michel Basquiat: In Word Only, exh. cat., New York, Cheim & Read, 2005, pl. 36 (illustrated in color and incorrectly titled Discography I). J. Kuh, Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America, Berkeley, 2005, p. 124. P. Piguet, "Basquiat: Itinéraire d'une étoile filante," L'oeil, no. 625, June 2010, p. 43 (illustrated in color). M. Archer, Art Since 1960, London, 2014, pp. 157 and 159, no. 135 (illustrated in color). Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawing: Works from the Schorr Family Collection, exh. cat., New York, Acquavella Galleries, 2014, p. 109 (illustrated in color). J. M. Saggese, Reading Basquiat: Exploring Ambivalence in American Art, Berkeley, 2014, pp. 81, 83 and 85, fig. 13 (illustrated). L. Emmerling, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cologne, 2016, p. 25. Basquiat: Boom for Real, exh. cat., London, Barbican Art Gallery, 2017, p. 160. F. Hoffman, The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York, 2017, p. 188-190 (illustrated in color). J. Nahmad, 5: Five Years at Nahmad Contemporary, New York, 2018, p. 76 (illustrated in color).


Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich Acquired from the above by the present owner

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