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$110.5 million Basquiat painting makes history

CBS News - 19 May 2017
May 20, 2017, 8:30 AM | An untitled painting sold for $110.5 million at auction Thursday marking the first painting by an American to sell at auction for more than $100 million. The piece from 1982 is the work of a then 21-year-old Jean-Michel Basquiat ...

The myth of Basquiat threatens to eclipse his art

Apollo Magazine - 12 Dec 2017
For several weeks this autumn there were two paintings of the American boxer Jack Johnson on display in London. Johnson was the world's first black heavyweight champion, a large, swaggering man who would draw on minstrel acts to wind up his ...

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

Art Newspaper - 08 Dec 2017
The documentary Boom for Real: the Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat is due to be screened at Miami Beach's Colony Theatre tonight (8.30pm) as part of the Art Basel in Miami Beach film programme. It explores how the artist was embedded in the ...

Battle of the Brazilian Basquiat shows

Art Newspaper - 08 Dec 2017
The São Paulo Museum of Art (Masp) has cancelled a long-awaited exhibition of works by the New York street artist and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, scheduled for 2018, after it was beaten to the punch by the Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre (CCBB). Last ...

Basquiat Painting Achieves $336000 & Crowns EstateOfMind Auction

Antiques and the Arts Online - 05 Dec 2017
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — On Saturday, December 2, EstateOfMind Auctioneer sold a small, untitled gouache painting (Red King), signed Basquiat (Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960-1988) for $336,000, with buyer's premium. Estimated at $100/200,000 the 15 by 11 ¾ inch ...

On my radar: Craig Charles's cultural highlights

The Guardian - 03 Dec 2017
On my radar: Craig Charles's cultural highlights. The actor and DJ on Jean-Michel Basquiat, horror film Mother!, John Bishop's chatshow, the magic of Altrincham Market and rising funksters the Allergies. criag charles in a shirt a waistcoat and a ...

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

FOX 28 Spokane (press release) (blog) - 19 Nov 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million. Sotheby's says the work, titled “Cabra” (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified ...

Basquiat : derrière le peintre, un pionnier de la musique noise

Les Inrocks - 14 Dec 2017
Au delà d'être cité dans les lyrics de tout un tas de rappeurs comme A$AP Rocky, ou d'avoir marqué au fer rouge le cœur de Madonna, Jean-Michel Basquiat entretenait un autre genre de relation avec la musique. C'est ce que rappellent cette semaine les ...

The Rapper 2 Chainz Sizes Up the Art at Christie's

New York Times - 23 Nov 2017
Christie's certainly has its share of outrageously expensive items. In Gallery One, 2 Chainz was drawn to Jean-Michel Basquiat's “Il Duce,” a manic and surreal rendering of a demented face, valued at $25 million. He summoned his photographer to take a ...

The year in the market

Art Newspaper - 13 Dec 2017
The auction market's 2015 downturn, after which auction houses busied themselves with private deals, now looks more like a blip, with 2017 seeing an all-time record price ($450m for Leonardo's Salvator Mundi at Christie's New York in November) and a ...

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