WOW! Talk about breaking records! Basquiat is well worth every penny nowadays as well as he should be. He’s the most valuable player in the art game though Jean-Michel Basquiat died in 1988 at 27, he’s still managed to become one of the month’s buzziest artists. On Tuesday night, one of his 1982 paintings brought in a record-breaking $57.3 million at Christie’s postwar auction, and the week before, he even took part in Frieze week with a solo opening at Nahmad Contemporary. Some of the paintings below were never displayed in the U.S.
Source: W Magazine