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Behind every collector's obsession is a story. Hear the world's most passionate enthusiasts share surprising tales about their personal collections — and their unbreakable connections with them.

Jul 27, 2023

Just before Jean-Michel Basquiat became a big name in the 1980s art world, the up-and-coming artist shared a New York apartment with Alexis Adler, a scientist and photographer who snapped roughly 150 photos of her then-boyfriend and his creative endeavors. She's held onto those photos as well as many of Basquiat's creations, from drawings to clothing that he painted in his inimitable way, sharing them in numerous exhibitions.

Alexis's website:

Press release announcing the "Our Friend, Jean" exhibition:

Opening theme by Still Flyin'

Closing theme by Eric Frisch

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