With the wide walls, garden rooftop, and newly renovated building, the Brandt foundation opens in style bringing the art of Jean Michel Basquiat back to the neighborhood where it all began.
Over 50,000 people pre ordered tickets to the show before it opened. The foundation has extended tickets and has over 1,110 visitors daily since the opening in March.
The 70 piece show, with all its vibrancy and
The free tickets are a boon, even if one must wait to see it, it is well worth the trip. Most of the works have not been on display in
For his part, Peter Brant, who is happy to be in New York, said of the exhibition, “Even 30 years after his death, Basquiat’s complex oeuvre has made him one of the most important innovators in modern art. ”.