NGV Friday Nights
Pop Waves

Fri 27 Dec 19, 6pm–10pm

Past program

NGV International

Ground Level

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NGV Friday Nights returns this summer during Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines, paying homage to the 1980s and New York downtown. DJs spotlight an 80s music moment each week, mixed in with drag performances, classic cocktails and New York City street food.

6–10pm
Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines presents the work of two of the most significant and influential artists of the late twentieth century, revealing fascinating insights into their unique visual languages and the many intersections between their lives, practices and ideas. KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness is not open during NGV Friday Nights.

6–8pm

No Wave New Wave | SPUNKGUNK

With a special set of no wave and new wave, SPUNKGUNK aka Mohini (HABITS) brings their banga pop remixes to the NGV dancefloor.

NGV Garden

6–8pm
Salvador Darling
CLOSET Disco Bar

6.30pm

Connecting Lives | Exhibition Talk

NGV Guide Ian Brown explores the shared interests of Haring and Basquiat including street art, performance and dance, symbols and words, racism and politics.

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

7pm, 8pm, 9pm
Performances by Karen From Finance and Nefertiti LaNegra
CLOSET Disco Bar

7.30pm

The First Decade of AIDS | La Trobe University

Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow Dennis Altman discusses the onset and first decade of the AIDS epidemic.

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

8–10pm
Alex Mac

CLOSET Disco Bar

8–10pm

80s Pop | Banoffee (DJ Set)

Capturing the unique sounds of pop music from the 1980s, this Melbourne born, LA-based artist and producer has become a staple in the electronic pop-music scene with her new wave, RnB sound, heightened with gliding synths, syncopated beats and textured vocals.

NGV Garden

Friday Nights International Painting Prints & Drawings Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat NGV International