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Brooklyn Museum’s single work Basquiat show is a crass pile of money

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Exhibitions, News & Commentary, Visual Arts |

I love the Brooklyn Museum. They have mounted some fantastically good shows, from Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection at the end of the last century to Kehinde Wiley, Marilyn Minter and We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 more recently. That is why their current show, One Basquiat, is such a profound disappointment.

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Hasn’t George W. Bush caused enough damage? Now he’s ruining art

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News & Commentary, Visual Arts |

Just because we’re being menaced and disgusted by a new grotesque psychopath conjured by the Republican Party to destabilise global civilisation and fail at basic impulse control, let’s not forget the previous one: President George W. Bush. Among the myriad reasons American political culture constantly seems to be plagued by such monstrous politicians is the

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