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Audio Tour

Exhibition dates

February 7 – May 10, 2015

Enrich your experience of Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now's the Time with a 14-track audio tour. Listen to learn about Basquiat from a variety of individuals connected to him and his work. On this tour you’ll hear:

  • Aparita Bhandari (Narrator), Arts Reporter and Weekly Columnist on CBC Toronto’s Metro Morning
  • Lisane and Jeanine Basquiat, Sisters of Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • Dieter Buchhart, Guest Curator of Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time, Vienna and New York
  • Andrew DuBois, Professor of Poetry at the University of Toronto
  • Andrea Fatona, Contemporary Art Curator, Toronto
  • Bushra Junaid, Artist and Arts Administrator, Toronto
  • Jason McLean, Artist, Ontario and New York
  • Curtis Talwst Santiago, Artist, Toronto
  • Rinaldo Walcott, Director of the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto

Other ways to listen

Audio wands are available at the exhibition entrance (members $3 | public $4), or download the audio FREE in advance via the AGO Mobile App to your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or Android device. Bring headphones to use with your mobile device on the day of your visit to ensure you get the best sound and visitor experience.

You can also download the full tour as a podcast, or zip file (25 MB).

You can find full written transcripts of the tour here (PDF, 356KB) as well as in the exhibition.

This audio tour was created by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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