Ekow Eshun

Front Row, BBC Radio 4

The New York street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died at the age of 27 in 1988, is the subject of a comprehensive new exhibition at the Barbican in London. The writer and former director of the ICA, Ekow Eshun, considers whether Basquiat was really ‘one of the most significant painters of the 20th century’, as […]

The New York street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died at the age of 27 in 1988, is the subject of a comprehensive new exhibition at the Barbican in London. The writer and former director of the ICA, Ekow Eshun, considers whether Basquiat was really ‘one of the most significant painters of the 20th century’, as the show claims.

Front Row, BBC Radio 4