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Bowie, Bach and Bebop: How Music Inspired Basquiat

New York Times – Ekow Eshun

LONDON — In 1979, at 19, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat moved into an abandoned apartment on East 12th Street in Manhattan with his girlfriend at the time, Alexis Adler. The home, a sixth-floor walk-up, was run-down and sparsely furnished.

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