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Basquiat Painting Sells For A 'Mind-Blowing' $110.5 Million

Gasps escaped from the crowd as the final bid came in for the 1982 untitled depiction of a skull. The price is the highest ever paid at auction for a work by an American artist; indeed, it's the sixth-highest price paid for any artwork at auction. As Jeffrey Deitch said, Basquiat is "now in the […]
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