New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
From 1983 to 1988 renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked here, a former stable owned by friend and mentor Andy Warhol. Basquiat's paintings and other work established notion of high and low art, race and class, while forging a visionary language that defied characterization.
Placed by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation
with the generous support of the Two Boots Foundation.
Erected by Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation.
Location. 40° 43.59′ N, 73° 59.537′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Great Jones Street near Bowery, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Great Jones Street, New York NY 10012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Firehouse Engine Company No. 33 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bouwerie Lane Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hippest Place on Earth (about Old Merchants House of New York (about 500 feet away); 27 Cooper Sq. (about 500 feet away); 376-380 Lafayette Street (about 500 feet away); De Vinne Press Building (about 600 feet away); 27 Cooper Square (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.