Colour Forms, 2020 , Acrylic, oil and fabric on canvas, 157 x 138 cm


If artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring captured the speed and energy of New York, Bäst is the embodiment of Brooklyn - weirder, scrappier, hungrier. The artist blends aspects of Pop Art and Abstract Expressionism into his contemporary hieroglyphics. Incorporating anything and everything into his day-glo tinged visions - from cereal boxes to stray newspaper to scrap metal - Bäst keeps his place as one of New York's orignial, and most original, art forces.

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