Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition Arrives at Rio’s CCBB this Friday

After passing through the CCBB ‘Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil’ (Bank of Brazil Cultural Center) in São Paulo, CCBB Belo Horizonte, and CCBB Brasilia, it’s now time for the biggest ever Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition in Latin America to arrive in Rio, just in time for the beginning of the CCBB's anniversary celebrations.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, October 12th, CCBB will open the largest Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition in Latin America, presenting over eighty works by the influential twentieth-century artist, including paintings, drawings, prints and more.

Described by The New York Times as “the most famous of only a small number of young black artists who have achieved national recognition,” Jean-Michel Basquiat’s status in the art world has . . .

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