Orlando Museum of Art
Founded in 1924, the OMA is a 501(c)(3) educational institution whose mission reflects the continued growth of Florida, ardent community support for the arts, and the OMA’s role as a leading cultural institution in the region. OMA celebrated its 88th anniversary in 2012. Since its inception, the
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Virtual Tour of Heroes and Monsters
By the time of his tragic death in 1988 at the age of twenty-seven, Jean-Michel Basquiat had become an art world celebrity and pop culture icon. Basquiat first achieved fame in the late 1970s as graffiti artist in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. By the early 1980s, his paintings were being exhibited in galleries and museums internationally and today he is regarded as one...
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