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Anthony Haden-Guest Speaks on Death of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

New York: Jean-Michel Basquiat: “The Unknown Notebooks” at The Brooklyn Museum Through August 23rd, 2015

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

New York Magazine Looks at Friendship of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Former Girlfriend of Jean-Michel Basquiat Unveiles a Series of Polaroids of the Young Artist

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Jean-Michel Basquiat Honored With Public Square Dedication in Paris

Friday, June 20th, 2014

New York – “Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawing” at Acquavella Gallery Through June 13th, 2014

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Reebok Releases New Line of Shoes with Art by Jean-Michel Basquiat

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

New York Man Claims Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawing Sold at Auction was Stolen from Him

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

A$AP Rocky Spotted in Supreme X Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection, Which Hits Stores Today

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Former Girlfriend of Jean-Michel Basquiat Reveals Enormous Collection of Unseen Works

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

London: Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat ‘Olympic Rings’ at Gagosian Gallery

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Jean-Michel Basquiat at Musée d’Art Moderne through January 30, 2011

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Go See – Basel: Jean-Michel Basquiat at Fondation Beyeler through September 5th, 2010

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

AO On Site: Nowness Premier of “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child” at MoMA, New York – Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

U2’s Jean-Michel Basquiat work on Sotheby’s block for $17.7M

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Malaysian Businessman Sells Record-Setting Basquiat After Probe

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Yusaku Maezawa Identified as Buyer of Record-Setting Basquiat

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Christie’s Selling Basquiat Poised to Possible Break Auction Record

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Mugrabis and Christie’s Settled Basquiat Dispute

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Jose Mugrabi Sued by Christie’s Over Missed Payments on Basquiat Work

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Art Newspaper Notes Mysterious Conditions Behind Basquiat Sale

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Don’t Miss – New York: Michel Majerus at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Major Works from Basquiat and Warhol to Sell This May

Saturday, April 12th, 2014
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Pipilotti Rist Speaks to Artforum on New Museum Survey

October 26th, 2016

pipilotti-rist-via-artforumPipilotti Rist speaks to Artforum this week, as the artist’s opens her New Museum survey, Pixel Forest.  “Pixel Forest is, in a way, reconciling daily and nightly lights with our synapses and inner feelings; I try to bring a poetic order,” she says. “It’s a very emotional, intuitive work that converges both the technological and the biological.”
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Israel’s Divisive Culture Minister Miri Regev Profiled in NYT

October 26th, 2016

miri-regev-via-nytThe New York Times has a lengthy piece on Miri Regev, Israel’s Culture Minister, and the rift she has created between the state and its left-leaning creative class.  “There’s a new group on the right that says: We’re unwilling to bow our heads any longer,” she says. “We’re unwilling to let the left decide for us if we’re in charge.”
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Top Turin Museum Official Resigns Over Ongoing Spat with City’s Mayor

October 26th, 2016

chiara-appendino-via-the-guardianOne of the top museum officials in the Italian city of Turin has resigned following a public spat with the city’s mayor.  Patrizia Asproni, the head of the Turin Museum Foundation, stepped down after the city’s populist mayor, Chiara Appendino, publicly criticized her over the failure to secure a Manet exhibition.  The feud underscores growing uncertainty over support for the arts in the city, as Appendino’s stance towards the city’s institutions continues to garner criticism.  “It is a terrible thing that the mayor wants to decide which exhibitions go to museums,” Asproni says. “I think this [calling for my resignation] was a political move because of course I arrived with the previous mayor and he asked me to build the culture of the town and I said: ‘Yes, of course, why not?’”
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