"The Barbican Centre is 'in discussion' with the City of London Corporation about how to preserve the two murals by the British street artist Banksy that appeared near the gallerySunday. The works pay homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was originally a graffiti artist and is the subject of a major show opening at the Barbican […]
Two new Banksys, which appear to be a homage, of sorts, have popped up at the Barbican Center, days ahead of a show of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work.
The works, near the Barbican Centre, mark the opening of an exhibition by American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Banksy just unveiled two new works of art on his verified Instagram account. The murals, which appeared at London’s Barbican center, were inspired by the museum’s upcoming Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition. They poke fun at the venerable art institution for showcasing the work of a former graffiti artist. Show More Summary
This past weekend saw two new Banksy murals appear at the Barbican in London, with the elusive artist paying homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat. The artworks coincide with a retrospective Basquiat exhibition which is slated to open on September 20. In true Banksy style, the pieces are heavily sardonic, with the first depicting a figure similar […]
Two new murals by street artist Banksy have appeared in central London in tribute to Jean-Michel Basquiat ahead of a new exhibition celebrating the US artist's work. One of the artworks shows a scarecrow figure, similar to Basquiat's 1982 piece "Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump", being searched by two police officers. Show More Summary
When it comes to the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, it’s hard to think of his paintings sealed off in a gallery collecting dust. After all, the late artist preferred crashing in Washington Square Park in a cardboard box instead of hobnobbing with gallerists in Chelsea or in uptown Manhattan. So what could be a better […]
EXCLUSIVE: Sara Driver’s documentary, Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-Michel Basquiat, offers some insight into the artist and New York native’s formative years. The doc is having its world premiere today at the Toronto...Show More Summary
Decades later, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s complex works are increasingly prescient—and valuable
Volunteers traveled from France to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn to clean artists’ grave sites.
Jean-Michel Basquiat enjoys a stratospheric following -- earlier this year, a 1982 oil painting by the late 20th century great became the most expensive work by a US artist ever sold at auction. But 29 years after his death, his legacy is largely a triumph of popular culture over museums, which have been accused of downplaying his stature. Show More Summary
Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. Unless you’ve been in Pyongyang, North Korea for the past several months, you know that in May Sotheby’s auctioned Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 painting of a skull. Show More Summary
Maddox Gallery, Mayfair is presenting the first UK solo exhibition from celebrated Los Angeles based contemporary artist Danny Minnick. While his style of painting is often compared to Jean-Michel Basquiat, the characters that feature...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £62,325,750 / $79,783,193 / ?70,403,354 ? an increase of 20% (GBP) / 15% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. · 95.1%...Show More Summary
"In this environment, with museum directors under pressure to boost attendance, Holbein loses out to Damien Hirst, Manet to Christian Marclay, Braque to Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Klee to Jeff Koons. Even museums whose collections extend back to the ancients are stressing contemporary art. In the past few years, some museum directors and fundraisers have told […]
[caption id="attachment_83269" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Basquiat’s Baby Boom (1982). © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, ADAGP, Paris and ARS, New York.[/caption] Well, the blue chip market seems to be doing just fine, if sales at this year's Art Basel VIP opening were any indication. Show More Summary
'The thrilling highlight of Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening sale on 18 May 2017 was Jean-Michel Basquiat’s "Untitled, 1982." The work – purchased by notable collector Yusaku Maezawa – achieved a new auction record for the artist at $110.5 million. Show More Summary
The art world was stunned when a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for $110.5 million, making it the most expensive painting by an American artist. But its buyer, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, said in a recent interview, "There’s nothing wrong with using the money that you earn to be daring and buy art that you love or that you think is beautiful." [ more › ]
'In one of the most riveting auction battles in history, a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat brought $110.5 million – the record for an American artist. Watch as auctioneer Oliver Barker fields bids between two collectors determined to take home the monumental masterpiece, the star of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction.' -- Sotheby's
Untitled, a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat from 1982, sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction in New York, making it the highest priced artwork sold by any American artist. The piece was purchased by Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa, founder of a Japanese fashion website. Show More Summary