From The Standard:

Born and raised in the Bronx, Richard Alvarez has been a fixture in the New York art, fashion and nightlife scene, since moving to downtown Manhattan in the 1980’s as a teenager. After hanging out with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring or Madonna, working with Patricia Field and becoming part of The Standard Family, he developed his unique style as a painter. With his new solo show “A Feeling as Well as a Look”, he celebrates his friends and inspirations, many of New York ball culture.

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