ca. 1984; Jean-Michel Basquiat first attracted attention for with graffiti work on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the late 1970s. Basquiat first met Andy Warhol in 1980. At this point, Pat Hackett had been working for Warhol for about a decade already. This was also the year Hackett and Warhol published Popism: The Warhol Sixties. As two valuable additions to The Factory, Hackett and Basquiat most likely spent a good amount of time together.
About The Gallery
Hedges Projects was founded by Jim Hedges to collect, promote and produce artworks by leading 20th century conceptual, Pop artists