Tag: Jean-Michel Basquiat

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT “UNTITLED” PAINTING SELLS FOR OVER $110MILLION

Jean-Michel Basquiat became a legendary artist on May 18th when the deceased painter’s work, “Untitled,” sold for $110.5 million at a Sotheby's postwar and contemporary auction. The auction spanned 10 minutes as the prices soared higher and higher. This price is the highest sum ever paid at auction for an American artist, a record Andy Warhol…

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SOHO ARTS CLUB BENEFIT AUCTION FEATURED 25 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS

On Saturday, April 30th, SoHo Arts Club hosted an auction at 76 Wooster Street. Works by 25 contemporary artists were on display and also available for bidding. Artists that participated in the event include: Alexander Calder, Anthony Lister, Chad Muska, Judith Supine, Mr. Brainwash, Retna, Bradley Theodore, Tripp Derrick Barnes, and others. The founder of SoHo Arts…

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MUDD CLUB RUMMAGE SALE BENEFITING THE BOWERY MISSION

On November 19th, The MUDD CLUB Rummage Sale took place at The Django at the Roxy Hotel in TriBeCa, New York City. The event benefited the Bowery Mission Women’s Center and featured famed treasures and collected from an elite list of couturiers, rock stars, artists, luminaries, bigwigs, and significant others. It was co-hosted by Glenn…

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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT @ THE LOUIS VUITTON FOUNDATION – PARIS – JUNE 3

Jean-Michel Basquiat: "L'Accrochage 3: The Keys of a Passion" The Louis Vuitton Foundation, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Paris, France From June 3, 2015 The Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris is currently exhibiting the work of Graffiti artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat. The Contemporary collection is organized around contemplative subject, expressionism, and music/sound. This exhibit works around generations…

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THE DOCUMENTARY FILM NOW

Documentaries aren't about our lives, emotions, triumphs and tragedies getting wrapped up in a neat little package. Instead they are and always have been a look at who we are in the moment, even if that moment and identity prevails for years to come. Unlike movies, which create a linear experience meant to illustrate intangible…

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THE REBELS – WHAT MAKES A LEGEND LEGENDARY?

The word legend possesses several meanings: a beacon of light, the key to deciphering a map, an individual who achieves astonishing levels of fame in his or her field, and finally, of course, a story. This particular definition brings to mind the tales we have stored in our collective consciousness, and the legends we have…

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OLYMPIC RINGS – GAGOSIAN GALLERY – LONDON 19 JUNE – 11 AUGUST 2012

OLYMPIC RINGS GAGOSIAN GALLERY JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT/ ANDY WARHOL 17-19 DAVIES STREET LONDON W1K 3DE During the 1980's, there was a resurgence in the art world and there were two artists with very distinct and different styles seemed to be leading this wave. Andy Warhol, who was the older of the two, explored pop culture and…

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LATE WARHOL AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). Self-Portrait, 1986 Art Review: Late Warhol at the Brooklyn Museum by Aniko Berman The summer has begun its quiet dissolution into fall, and a bittersweet crispness has finally entered the air. Another season gone, another season begun. Time goes on, life goes on, things change, and as do we. This early autumnal…

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