A person takes in Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ (1982) – not the US$110.5 million-selling piece of the same name – at the Barbican in London. Photo: AFP

Street art icon Basquiat gets first major UK show at the Barbican: ‘Boom for Real’

Nearly 30 years after the death of the trailblazing artist, more than 100 of his works are being displayed at the Barbican Art Centre in London – but according to superfan Banksy, there is a certain irony in the choice of venue

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A person takes in Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ (1982) – not the US$110.5 million-selling piece of the same name – at the Barbican in London. Photo: AFP
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