2012 Basquiat Sales Top $161 Million

February 21st, 2013

26 Years after his death, the art market for American painter Jean-Michel Basquiat is at an all-time high, with the artist’s works totaling over $161 million in sales last year.  According to online art database ArtNet’s index generation system, his remarkable growth puts him in the top 10 artists by volume sold in 2012, and gives his work a sell through rate of 85%.

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