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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

Major Works from Basquiat and Warhol to Sell This May

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Christie’s Halts Basquiat Auction in Face of Lawsuit

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Qatar Museums Employee Recaps Decline of Country’s Art Buying

August 24th, 2016

Qatari Museum, via QuartzFormer Qatar Museums employee Mikolai Napieralski has published an article on Quartz this week, pointing to the end of the country’s oil-boom, a drastically slashed budget, and increasingly conservative leadership as causes for the decline of the Qataris’ presence in the art market.   “These days, the organization is a shadow of its former self, and its international staff—and ambition—are long gone,” he writes.  “And that $250 million Cezanne and the $300 million Gauguin? Your guess is as good as mine.”
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Comedian Vic Reeves to Explore Dada for BBC Four

August 24th, 2016

Vik Reeves, via BBCComedian Vic Reeves will explore the history and legacy of Dada for the BBC this season, exploring the movement on the one hundredth anniversary of its founding.  Martin Creed and Terry Gilliam will join Reeves on the program,  where he will also recreate one of the group’s performances.  “It was the Dadaists who proved the most important (artists),” Reeves said of the movement’s impact on the 20th Century and beyond.
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LA Times Reports on Nazi-Loot Ruling for Pasadena Museum

August 24th, 2016

Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder, via LA TimesThe LA Times reports on the recent California court ruling that the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena does not need to return works to the family of dealer Jacques Goudstikker, after Goudstikker’s firm abandoned claims to the work during the years following the war.  The article also notes that Marei von Saher, Goudstikker’s daughter-in-law and plaintiff in the case, is also the daughter of a Nazi party member, further complicating the situation.  “The court’s decision is based on the merits,” said a statement from the Norton Simon, “considering the facts and law at the heart of the dispute.”
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