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.
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.
New York Disco | CLIFTONIA
Exploring the wide range of disco, Cliftonia mixes a set to transport audiences back to New York in the 80s. Cliftonia has played major festivals and events such as Future Music Festival, Splendour in the Grass and Falls Music and Art Festival.
Unconventional Methods of Making | Curator Talk
NGV Curatorial Project Officer Meg Slater reflects on a selection of important works applied to a range of unusual supports, dedicated to the signature motifs and symbols adopted by Haring and Basquiat.
80s Disco | Memphis LK
Inspired by soul legends, 90s RnB queens and pop superstars, Memphis LK brings a specialist set of 80s disco to NGV Friday Nights. This versatile performer is part of the Melbourne/Narrm dance music massive, twisting parties with the likes of DJ Koze and Ms Boogie.