BSL Tour of Basquiat: Boom for Real

Basquiat Boom for Real installation view

This is a Deaf-led BSL tour of Basquiat: Boom for Real, suitable for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors who use BSL.

Join John Wilson as he highlights key artworks on display in the exhibition which brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works by Jean-Michel Basquiat from international museums and private collections. Featuring rare film, photography and archive material, the show captures the spirit of this self-taught artist, poet, DJ and musician whose influence, since his death at 27 in 1988, has been enormous.

No specialist knowledge is required. This friendly and informal tour will last approximately an hour and a half with time for questions and answers. Please note that this tour is in British Sign Language and does not include a voiceover.

Booking in advance is essential for this tour.

Free ticket for companion if required.

If you require a guide throughout the Gallery and / or assistance from Barbican or Moorgate Underground Stations to the Barbican Centre please email tickets@barbican.org.uk or text phone 07710 854 085.

Art Gallery