• Basquiat “Untitled” Painting Breaks Record At Sotheby's Auction

    6 monthes ago - By MadameNoire

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Brooklyn-born artist who went from graffiti artist to art world wonder in just seven years before losing his life to a tragic heroin overdose in 1988, just made history. The artist who is a rap lyric favorite of artists like Jay-Z and Kanye West recently broke a record with his painting “Untitled” selling for $110.5 million at an auction at Sotheby's, the sixth most expensive work to ever be sold at auction.
    Dealer and Basquiat expert Jeffrey Deitch remarked the artist of Haitian and Puerto-Rican descent just joined the ranks of some of history's most revered...
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