Boom For Real | Basquiat & Futura at the Barbican
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Boom For Real | Basquiat & Futura at the Barbican

29 Sep 2017

Boom for Real is the first large-scale UK exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The show featured rare film, photography, paintings and archive material.

Boom for Real is the first large-scale UK exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The show featured rare film, photography, paintings and archive material.


Keith Haring in Milan Oct, 83

Jean-Michel Basquiat with Futura 2000, Fab 5 Freddy, Keith Haring, Eric Haze, LA2, Tseng Kwong Chi, Kenny Scharf and others. Untitled (Fun Fridge), 1982

Basquiat with mentor Andy Warhol


Acrylic, spray paint and ink marker on vase. Featuring Basquiat with Futura, Fab 5 Freddy, Keith Haring and more.

In the late 70's Basquiat, Futura and Keith Haring helped define the grafitti movement and were from then on labelled 'The three kings'.

In the early 80's all three masterminds exhibited their works at The Fun Gallery in New York's Manhattan.


A mural collaboration: Jean-Michel Basquiat (SAMO), Futura 2000 and Fab Five Freddy all worked on sections of the mural in New York's SoHo

Photo credit Wiki Art

The living legend of the graffiti movement, Futura, has had numerous design, illustration and collaborative projects in the 70's and 80's and is still active today.

Check out our catalogue of available Futura works we have at Hang-Up here

Futura - Dorado
Futura - Acid Rain

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