Tag: JeanMichel

$40M USD Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Hits Market

A Jean-Michel Basquiat painting is making headlines as one dealer brings the $40 million USD Hardware Store painting to market for the first time ever. Hardware Store is a standout piece at this year’s Art Basel in Switzerland. The piece was painted in 1983 and has since been in the same private collection. The work has previously been featured in other major Basquiat exhibitions ...

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Brut, My Beauty Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean Dubuffet

New York-based filmmaker Sophia Loren Heriveaux has released an interesting film comparing the artistic lives of Jean Dubuffet and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Produced by Goldfin Films and in partnership with the Barbican Centre, Brut, My Beauty provides a fascinating look at two artists separated by nearly 60 years, but who possess a strikingly similar aesthetic, influences, and philosophy towards society and life. As the film ...

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The chaotic brilliance of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat – Jordana Moore Saggese

Learn about the life of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, from his start as part of graffiti duo SAMO to his rise as an internationally renowned painter. -- Like Beat writers who composed their work by shredding and reassembling scraps of writing, artist Jean-Michel Basquiat used similar techniques to remix his materials. Pulling in splintered anatomy, reimagined historical scenes and skulls, he repurposed present day experiences ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   vanessa german in her exhibition “MATRIX 174/i come to do violence to the lie” (2016), Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn. | Photo by Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Representation Kasmin announced its representation of Pittsburgh-based artist vanessa german. The New ...

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The 10 Most Expensive Jean-Michel Basquiat Works Ever Sold at Auction – ARTnews.com

The years 1981 to 1984 were a brief period of intense artistic output that cemented Jean-Michel Basquiat’s place within the canon of art history. Initially working under the moniker SAMO, Basquiat, a friend of artist Keith Haring and actress Patti Astor, became an integral member of the social circle around the Mudd Club, the night club–gallery hybrid that defined downtown that decade.  In 1981, ...

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