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  • Provenance

    Annina Nosei Gallery, New York

  • Artist Biography

    Jean-Michel Basquiat

    American • 1960 - 1988

    One of the most famous American artists of all time, Jean-Michel Basquiat first gained notoriety as a subversive graffiti-artist and street poet in the late 1970s. Operating under the pseudonym SAMO, he emblazoned the abandoned walls of the city with his unique blend of enigmatic symbols, icons and aphorisms. A voracious autodidact, by 1980, at 22-years of age, Basquiat began to direct his extraordinary talent towards painting and drawing. His powerful works brilliantly captured the zeitgeist of the 1980s New York underground scene and catapulted Basquiat on a dizzying meteoric ascent to international stardom that would only be put to a halt by his untimely death in 1988. 

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Three works: Untitled

1982
oil stick on paper, in 3 parts
each 30 x 22 1/4 in. (76.2 x 56.5 cm)
These works are registered under inventory numbers 1904 A-C in the Annina Nosei Gallery Archive, Fales Library and Special Collections, New York.

Estimate
$180,000 - 250,000 

Sold for $209,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Auction 10 November 2015 11am