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Basquiat Keychain, "Untitled (New York New Wave)"

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This keychain is a celebration of the 1981 exhibition often credited as one of the launch pads for Basquiat’s career. In bold yellow and black metal, the keychain features Jean-Michel’s artwork, Untitled (New York New Wave). Showcasing Jean-Michel’s iconic combination of words and drawings, those who know Basquiat’s work will appreciate all that this keychain design represents.

 Product details:

  • Size: 0.75 x 1.5 inch x 2mm
  • Materials: Black nickel brass with enamel

 About the artwork:

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (New York New Wave), 1980

To convey the energy of the downtown countercultural New York scene in 1980, Diego Cortez created the New York/New Wave exhibition. He curated over 600 works by more than 100 emerging and celebrated artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe and Nan Goldin. Cortez invited Basquiat, who was just 20 years old at the time, to exhibit several pieces in the show which is often credited as being one of the launch points in Jean-Michel’s career. Basquiat made Untitled (New York New Wave) as a sign for the show that hung in the corridor close to the exhibition entrance.

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

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