The family of Jean-Michel Basquiat will present an exhibition of his work for the first time. Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure© will open in early Spring 2022 at NYC landmark, the Starrett-Lehigh Building. The exhibition will feature over 200 never before and rarely seen paintings, drawings, multimedia presentations, ephemera and artifacts to give an intimate and multidimensional portrait of Jean-Michel that can only […]

Art Leaders Honored

OCAD University Honours Leaders in Black and Indigenous Art Artist, activist and teacher Alex Janvier and art collector and curator Kenneth Montague will be awarded honorary doctorates at OCAD University’s convocation ceremonies on June 10. Janvier is widely known as a pioneer of modernist Indigenous art with his paintings rendered in bright colours and imbued with spirituality. A survivor […]


The Now Dig This! Exhibit at UCLA’s Hammer Museum harkens back to an era of social and cultural explosion in Black Los Angeles. From 1960 to 1980 the Los Angeles art scene mirrored the dynamic changes taking place in the U.S. and in the world. Galleries opened, collectives formed, and the definition and language of […]