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Street Artist Sparks Controversy by Whitewashing Basquiat’s Former Studio

Introduction Street art, by its very nature, is transient and subject to the elements and property owners’ whims. However, the graffiti community has been outraged over the past two months by one artist’s repeated whitewashing of the building where Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked. The studio at 57 Great Jones Street in New York City […]

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Angelina Jolie to Rent Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Former Studio for New Fashion Venture

The iconic building at 57 Great Jones Street in New York City’s Greenwich Village has a rich history, having been home to renowned artists Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Now, Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie has signed an eight-year lease for the space, intending to transform it into the headquarters of her new fashion venture,

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