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Basquiat Unguarded
An exhibition of rare, candid photographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat taken by Roland Hagenberg

Wednesday, February 25 - Thursday, May 7
Frank Restaurant
Art Gallery of Ontario

AGO Art Rental & Sales presents the exclusive North-American release of Roland Hagenberg’s 1983 series of photographs capturing the legendary Jean-Michel Basquiat in his Crosby Street studio.

These raw, early photographs show the artist at his most candid and breathe the creative energy of New York in the 80’s.

Roland Hagenberg’s series has appeared in numerous magazines worldwide, as well as in catalogues for institutions such as the Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris.

This is the first time that these iconic images are on view and available for purchase in North America.

For acquisition inquiries please contact:
AGO Art Rental & Sales
Tel: 416-979-6660, ext. 346
Email: art_rental@ago.net

For more information contact:
AGO Art Rental & Sales
Tel: 416-979-6660, ext. 346
Email: art_rental@ago.net

AGO Art Rental & Sales

Since 1965, The Art Gallery of Ontario's Art Rental & Sales has consigned artwork from Toronto's top galleries and independent artists, including Olga Korper Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Bau-Xi Gallery, Georgia Scherman Projects, Feheley Fine Arts, Diaz Contemporary, and many more, totaling over 40 galleries, and more than 50 independent artists. Our entire rotating inventory of over 500 works is available for rent and purchase.

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