Saturday, August 19, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat

This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows Jean-Michel Basquiat's Masterpiece "Untitled." (Sotheby's via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” was an auction record for the artist. It also set ...
This is a Wednesday, July 20, 2016 file photo of a woman as she looks at a painting by Damien Hirst in front of a portrait of David Bowie at Sotheby's in London. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

LONDON (AP) — Buyers have snapped up modern artworks collected by David Bowie, with a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat selling for more than 7 million pounds ($8.8 million) at a London auction. The first part of Sotheby’s two-day Bowie sale ...
In this April 29, 2016, file photo, a visitor inspects "Untitled" by Jean-Michel Basquiat on display during the press preview of "Bound to Fail" at Christie's auction house in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — A large blue and green painting by Mark Rothko and a monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the major highlights of Christie’s contemporary art sale Tuesday evening. Other top lots include an important work by ...
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