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Basquiat Painting Sells for Historic $110.5 Million At Sotheby's Auction

A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat just sold for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by an American artist: a whopping $110.5 million. The 72-by-68-inch acrylic and oil stick “Untitled” painting of a skull by the late one-time graffiti artist was the subject of 10 minutes of intense bidding at a New York Sotheby’s auction Thursday night. The opening bid of $57 million drew gasps from the audience, Bloomberg reported.
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