Produced in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation and Jean-Michel Basquiats estate, this book explores the artists complex personal and professional relationship through hundreds of photographs of Basquiat by Warhol as well as never-before-published shots, excerpts from the legendary Andy Warhol Diaries, and examples of their collaborative artworks.dom of Sardinia, and the Papal States.
Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat's complex relationship captivated the art world then and now. At a time when Warhol was already world famous and the elder statesman of New York cool, Basquiat was a downtown talent rising rapidly from the graffiti scene. Together, they forged an electrifying personal and professional partnership. As a prolific documentarian of his own world, Warhol extensively photographed and wrote of his friendship with Basquiat, all played against the backdrop of 1980s downtown New York City. It reveals not only the emotional depth of their relationship but also its ambiguities, extremities, and complexities.