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Basquiat painting sells for $110.5m in New York

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Friday, 19 May 2017 ()

Basquiat painting sells for $110.5m in New YorkA painting by New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat sells at auction in the city for $110.5m.
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On Thursday night a 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby's auction of contemporary art. Sotheby's said the sale of "Untitled" was an auction record for the artist. in addition it set a record price for an American artist at auction. The painting's...

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