Sunday, March 31, 2013

Unseen Works Of Art By Jean-Michel Basquiat

Book News: New Book To Feature Unseen Works Of Art By Jean-Michel Basquiat
NPR (blog)
The former girlfriend of the late, iconoclastic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is reportedly planning to write a book that will include previously unseen works of art — including murals he painted on the walls of her apartment when they lived together in the 1970s. Basquiat began his career as a graffiti artist before falling in with Andy Warhol and then becoming briefly famous before his death of a heroin overdose in 1988. Now Basquiat's paintings sell for tens of millions of dollars....

A Sotheby's employee walks past a work by Jean-Michel Basquiat titled "Untitled (Pecho/Oreja)" at the auction house. - NPR (blog)

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