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How Jean-Michel Basquiat Became The Ultimate American Artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat, hailed as the first black art star to break through New York’s predominantly white gallery world, made history on Thursday when his untitled painting sold for a heart-stopping $110.5 million at auction. After the record Sotheby’s sale, the late Basquiat ? who died at age 27 in August 1998, in the midst of a meteoric career ? officially became the highest selling American artist.
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