do what the Romans do and try and stay away from the overrun sights. Close to the Piazza Navona in an old cloister, I found the most amazing museum that happened to show an impressive retrospective Basquiat exhibition.
The controversial artist that not only belonged to the so called generation “x” after the second world war, struggling to come to grips with the past in a confusing presence, but also found himself a young black artist in a racially divided America, cut off from his African roots.
The stark contrast between his screaming works and the antique cloister created an surreal atmosphere that underlined his relevance to this day and beyond. None of the issues he grappled with have been resolved……….