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Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation Playlist

Updated: Oct 13

Although the doors of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston remain closed, the Museum has continued to make the materials for Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation available to the public. Curated by Liz Munsell and Greg Tate, the exhibition contextualizes Basquiat’s work in relation to hip-hop. The show's playlist jumps from jazz, to punk, to rap and more, inspired by Basquiat's dense canvases and the music coming out of New York’s post-graffiti era. Take a listen!

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hollywood Africans, 1983.

Copyright © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York.

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