28 Press Releases

Tag: Jean-Michel Basquiat

  • Auction Industry

    Early Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Could Fetch Nearly $50 Million at Sotheby’s

    Known for his gestural style inspired by graffiti, Jean-Michel Basquiat was one of the leading American artists of the 20th century. His works include references to historical art movements, religious iconography, and pop culture. Despite his short career, Basquiat holds an important place in the history of American art. Unlike…

    Early Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Could Fetch Nearly $50 Million at Sothebys1
  • Exhibitions

    Thiebaud, Ruscha, & Dumas: Major Works Available at Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated Sale

    Works by Wayne Thiebaud, Ed Ruscha, and Marlene Dumas will go under the hammer this month. These influential artists who shaped the postwar art scene will take the lead in Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated auction. Contemporary art collectors will find 176 lots associated with Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Modernism, and more.…

    Thiebaud, Ruscha, & Dumas Major Works Available at Sothebys Contemporary Curated Sale1
  • Auction Industry

    Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Warrior” Comes to Auction in Hong Kong

    “I want to make paintings that look as if they were made by a child.” These words by Jean-Michel Basquiat are reflected in his painting Warrior, created at the peak of his artistic career. We Are All Warriors – The Basquiat Auction, presented by Christie’s Hong Kong, will feature Warrior…

    Jean Michel Basquiats Warrior Comes to Auction in Hong Kong1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Akiba Antiques Will Offer Spring Fine Arts Auction in March

    Akiba Antiques will welcome spring with a fine arts auction on March 2nd, 2021. Collectors can find over 650 lots in the auction catalog, including paintings, decorative art, Asian art, and silver items. Live bidding will start at 12:00 PM EST on LiveAuctioneers.  Damien Hirst (British, b.1965) Original Spin Painting…

    Akiba Antiques Will Offer Spring Fine Arts Auction in March3
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Art, Asian Antiques, and Furniture Highlight Latest Akiba Sale

    Akiba Antiques will kick off March with fine art, Asian antiques, furniture, and more in this auction. Among the highlighted fine art pieces is an original spin painting by Damien Hirst. The artist’s spin paintings are known for their vibrant colors, accessibility, and playfulness. In 1993, Hirst even dressed up…

    Damien Hirst (British, b.1965) Original Spin Painting
  • Auction Preview

    Hockney, Basquiat, and Still Headline Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    David Hockney's Nichols Canyon is among the highlights of Phillips' upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The painting illustrates Hockney's daily drive from his home atop Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills down to his studio. "I look down on Hollywood," says Hockney about the commute with a…

    David Hockney Nichols Canyon
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Art Day Auction to Offer Works by Barkley L. Hendricks, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and More

    Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction presents late 20th-century fine art from around the world. That includes Barkley L. Hendricks' portrait Jackie Sha-La-La. Hendricks aimed not only to capture a person's likeness in his portraits but also their personality. Here, Jackie's eyes are covered by an elaborate hat as she makes…

    Jackie Sha-La-La (Jackie Cameron) by Barkley L. Hendricks
  • Auction Preview

    Contemporary Curated

    This Contemporary Curated Sale, presented by Sotheby’s, offers more than 200 works of fine art. Highlighted among the lots is a painting from Kenneth Noland’s Target series, inspired by the Color Field art movement. Noland created these works by spreading thinned paint on a canvas and then moving his colors…

  • Auction Industry

    From the Walls of Keith Haring

    Sotheby’s Offers Works from the Artist’s Personal Collection in a Benefit Sale “I love paintings too much, love color too much, love seeing too much, love feeling too much, love art too much, love too much,” Keith Haring said shortly before receiving his fatal AIDS diagnosis in 1988. Though Haring’s…

    From the Walls of Keith Haring1
  • Auction Industry

    Auction prices that take your breath away

    Nicolas Party, Untitled (Landscape), 2013. Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Image courtesy of Phillips.by Ted Loos NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Sale prices that wildly exceed expectations give a jolt of excitement to art auctions. In the prepandemic days of live audiences, a gasp from the crowd might be heard. Though much of the action…

    Auction prices that take your breath away.
  • Auction Industry

    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMA's new hybrid-format auction

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1987. Colored pencil and charcoal on paper. Signed and dated in charcoal sheet verso. Composition/sheet: 42” x 29.5”. Estimate: $80,000-120,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced that its new, hybrid-format fall auction will take place October 18, 2020 with both timed and live bidding components. As LAMA’s…

    Basquiat with provenance leads LAMAs new hybrid-format auction
  • Auction Industry

    Artworks by Haring, Frishmuth, Basquiat, others are in Nye & Company's online-only Estate Treasures auction, September 2

    Disparate material comprises the first fall auction and has pieces coming to sale from all over the Tri-State area. The auction will start at 10 am Eastern. Keith Haring, Untitled, Chalk on Paper, Subway Drawing BLOOMFIELD, NJ, UNITED STATES, August 18, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Nye & Company Auctioneers’ upcoming Estate…

    Artworks by Haring, Frishmuth, Basquiat, others are in Nye & Companys online-only Estate Treasures auction, September 2
  • Auction Industry

    5 Fine Art Pieces to Hit the Auction Block This July

    Auctions presented by Phillips, Sotheby's, Bonhams, and Christie's will include works by Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, and Rembrandt, among others. Several major auction houses have announced their events for this month. Fine art collectors will have many pieces to consider, including works by 20th-century artists Roy Lichtenstein and Pablo Picasso.…

    5 Fine Art Pieces to Hit the Auction Block This July-2
  • Auction Result

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength

    Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, silver print, 1985, printed 1997. Sold June 11, 2020, in Fine Photographs for $27,500. New York—Swann Galleries offered four sales of Fine Art this June, each one proving audiences are undeterred by the remote bidding format due to social distancing guidelines. Feral Benga, cast bronze,…

    A Full Month of Fine Art Sales at Swann Shows Strength
  • Auction Preview

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    The upcoming Christie's sale will include a selection of post-war and contemporary art. One of the featured works is an oil on board piece from Wayne Thiebaud, an American printmaker and painter. He is known for his recurring still lifes of edible treats and everyday objects, such as vending machines,…

    Cecily Brown (b. 1969)
  • Auction Industry

    Twentieth-Century Masterworks Shine in Fine Photographs at Swann

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lyon, oversize silver print, one of an edition of one, 1980. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000. New York—On Thursday, June 11, Swann Galleries will hold a sale of Fine Photographs that  features twentieth-century masterworks, landscapes, feminist and Latin American photographers, as well as pop photographica. Leading the sale is Robert Mapplethorpe’s oversize study Lisa Lyon, silver print,…

    Twentieth-Century Masterworks Shine in Fine Photographs at Swann-2
  • Art Industry


    Art Master, a free art trivia game for Android and iOS, has launched to help art enthusiasts and collectors reconnect with the art world during a time when art galleries, museums, art fairs, and artist studios are closed due to the growing threat of COVID-19. The ultimate art quiz, Art…

  • Auction Preview

    Fine Art Assortment, Collectible Glass, And Jewelry

    Available in the upcoming Auction Kings sale is a mixed media painting from Jean-Michel Basquiat. The piece is 22 inches high and is signed “SAMO” below Basquiat’s three-pointed crown. During his street art days, he collaborated with Al Diaz under the shared SAMO© moniker. This experience with underground graffiti helped…

    Brilliant White-multi-color Spotted Italian Glass Vase
  • Auction Preview

    Cancelled Auction. Photographs

    This auction has been canceled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, we at Auction Daily believe this preview is still a helpful resource for collectors and dealers. Check our Auction News page for the latest on other canceled or postponed events.  Ansel Adams’ experiments with large photographic prints,…

  • Auction Industry, Opinion

    Has Instagram Changed Art Buying?

    Brett Gorvy, Christie’s former global head of contemporary art, posted a picture of a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting on his personal Instagram page in 2017. Within hours, he received messages from collectors around the world who were interested in buying the piece. The painting was sold for $24 million two days…