Last Saturday a friend and I went to see the Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibit at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario). We also signed up for, and attended, an all-day symposium on the artist, his work, his influence (then and now) and his legacy.
Other than an hour of walking around studying his art early in the morning, we essentially sat in one place from 10:00 a.m. to almost 5:00 p.m.
Well, most people sat. I fidgeted.
Not because I was bored, although the afternoon panel of speakers didn’t exactly enthral me (or anyone else, for that matter from what I observed). Except for Thelma Golden, Director and Continue reading