Unseen works on show
Following a number of recent successful exhibitions at their Rive Droite locations in Paris and LA, Saint Laurent have announced a new show of original works by Jean-Michel Basquiat to be unveiled at both stores.
Curated by Anthony Vaccarello, the exhibition will be produced collaboratively with the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Galerie Enrico Navarra. The Parisian-based gallery was founded by its late eponymous owner, himself a prominent collector of Basquiat’s work and co-author of a three-volume book on the artist’s life before passing away last year.
Comprising a silkscreen and eighteen original lithographs, several drawings, a number of ceramic plates that originally belonged to Andy Warhol, a spoon and a denim jacket from one of the first AIDS auctions ever held, this mixed-media display of items is both a celebration of Basquiat the man and artist. In tribute to his memory, Vaccarello has designed a unique lifestyle collection together with the artist’s estate and Artestar New York that comprises bags, tees, totes and even a Basquiat-inspired surfboard that brings a whole new meaning to line-riding!
GALLERYSaint Laurent x Jean-Michel Basquiat