Even 25 years after his passing, Jean-Michel Basquait still continues to influence the artistic culture on a regular basis with his aesthetically animated pieces. Unfortunately leaving us at the early age of 27, if you’ve happened to watch any of his documentaries, you would know that he lived a full lifetime in those 27 years. Coming from living on the streets in New York, to becoming one of the most established artists of his time and riding along with the popular Andy Warhol.

Following an exhibition of his work in Chelsea earlier this year, Gagosian Gallery is playing host to a selection of Basquiat’s paintings for the first time in Hong Kong. Here’s a look at the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition in Hong Kong, which began on May 21 and will run until August 10.

 

Wish I could check this out in person…. Maybe one day.