The exhibition “The music and art of Jean-Michel Basquiat” at the Philharmonie de Paris invites the public to immerse themselves in Basquiat’s world and his era, offering them an opportunity to get closer the artist throughout the exhibition. The scenography highlights the different facets of this versatile artist, a painter and music lover, reflecting his lifestyle. The visitor will learn about the context of 70s’ New York and Basquiat’s artistic, intimate world. The exhibition space is designed around three instances that define the artist’s creative process: the studio, the laboratory and the stage. This immersion in Basquiat’s world takes place in a realm of audio and visual images. The sound-based stroll through the artist’s world provides different perspectives on a symbolic person.