'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
How Come Basquiat Can Sell A Painting... "I’m not saying I should have been paid $110 million for cold-cocking my boss, but the 38 grand I need to cover my gambling debts would be a good start." Submitted by: Evan Waite Regular Keywords: Basquiat Art Paintings Money Fired Boss Fighting Views: 11
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The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezaw who bought the 1982 painting last night at Sotheby's New York posted multiple images of himself posing with his treasure on Twitter and Instagram. The post Basquiat Painting Sells for $110.5 Million, Becoming Most Expensive Work by US Artist at Auction appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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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 […]
It could be the single best unlevered investment in recent history. A portrait by New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a remarkable $110.5 million - nearly double the $60 million expected take - during a Sotheby’s auction Thursday night in New York, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary
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...Show More Summary
A painting of a skull by artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (pictured here) has sold for an astonishing $110.5 million! The painting is now the sixth most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction after a successful sale at Sotheby’s. The buyer of the painting was Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, who has previously purchased a Basquiat [...]
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