Friday, 19 May 2017 Jean-Michel Basquiat is still making his mark on the art world. Today (May 18), one of the late, great artist’s paintings sold at auction for a staggering $110.5 million. The New York Times reports that Basquiat’s “Untitled” painting from 1982 is the 6th most expensive art piece sold at auction while only 10 other works have […]
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A 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s in New York, Said the dealer Jeffrey Deitch, an expert on Basquiat. The painting was purchased by Japanese art collector and entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa. Basquiat, a native New Yorker, died in 1988 of a heroin overdose...
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