• ‘Time Decorated' Looks At The Influence Music Had On Jean-Michel Basquiat's Art

    8 days ago - By Essence

    By Miles Marshall Lewis · February 18, 2021February 16, 2021 Jean-Michel Basquiat left behind enough artwork before his untimely death in 1988 to be remembered forever as one of the greatest painters of the 20th century. Uniqlo emblazons T-shirts with his most famous paintings; both Coach and Doc Martens sell merch reproducing his paint strokes on their expensive leather goods; and tattoos of his signature crown adorn the skin of everyone from Zoë Kravitz to this writer. Everybody wants to claim Basquiat, including different factions from the world of music. To that end, The Broad...
    Read more ...

     

  • Jean-Michel Basquiat's Warrior: The Western World's Most Value Artwork In Asia

    Jean-Michel Basquiat's Warrior: The Western World's Most Value Artwork In Asia

    8 days ago - By Luxuo

    Image Credit: Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd.
    Jean-Michel Basquiat's most iconic work is set to be auctioned by Christie's Hong Kong on 23 March in a livestreamed, singe-lot evening sale. With an estimated value between US$31,000,000 and US$41,000,000, Basquiat's magnum opus will be the most expensive Western artwork to be sold in Asia. The event, dubbed We Are All Warriors - The Basquiat Auction , is part of Christie's spring Season of 20 th Century sales.
    A Coloured Man's, Colourful History
    Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in 1960 to a Brooklyn-born mother of Puerto Rican heritage and a...
    Read more ...