Jean-Michel Basquiat

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Art market

Object Lessons: from a polaroid of Basquiat to a Ming dynasty bodhisattvas

Our pick from this week's fairs and auctions

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In the frame

Fly me to the moon? Elon Musk plans to launch Japanese billionaire collector Yusaku Maezawa and eight artists into space

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Art Basel 2018

Controversial collection of early Basquiat drawings on show in Basel

Works were created by the artist when he was sleeping on a friend’s couch in Manhattan

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Law

Daughter sues her father over Jean-Michel Basquiat painting

Belinda Neumann-Donnelly claims the work could have made an extra $15m if Hubert Neumann had not tried to block its sale

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In the frame

Hirst shark—and Venice shipwreck piece—installed in Las Vegas casino

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Art market

Kerry James Marshall sets $21m record for a living African American artist at Sotheby's sale

Rapper P. Diddy identified as buyer of the Chicago-based painter's Past Times

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Art market

Judge halts suit filed by collector seeking to block sale of Basquiat at Sotheby's

The painting, estimated to bring $30m, is a key lot in the auction house's upcoming evening sale in New York

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Frieze New York

Basquiat’s $20m work takes centre stage in Phillips sale

Critic and curators gather to pay tribute to late artist as 1984 painting comes to market for first time

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Art market

Yusaku Maezawa awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by French government

Japanese collector was catapulted into the limelight when he spent $110m on a Basquiat, which is currently on 'world tour'

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Linda on the loose

Basquiat heads back to his Brooklyn home

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Exhibitions

Battle for Basquiat: exhibition opens to huge crowds in São Paulo after prevailing in tussle between museums

Two major shows had been planned but only Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil's is taking place after Masp cancelled

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Exhibitions

Basquiat: Boom for Real is most popular show in Barbican’s history

More than 7,000 visitors attended over the closing weekend in London, with overall figures expected to reach more than 215,000

Review
Exhibitions

Does Basquiat's work still burn with youthful energy or has it become a fossil of 1980s New York?

Kenneth Baker on the US artist's survey at the Barbican, which travels to Germany next month

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Exhibitions

Brooklyn Museum first to show Yusaku Maezawa’s $110m Basquiat

Japanese billionaire has sent his prized 1982 skull painting on “world tour” after buying work at Sotheby’s last year

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Art market

Beyond Leonardo: the artists who led the auctions in 2017

We survey the top five results in key markets, from Old Masters to Post-war and contemporary

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Exhibitions

Basquiat blockbuster and Schiele show lined up for Fondation Louis Vuitton next autumn

Spring show at Bernard Arnault’s Paris institution includes unseen collection works by artists such as Murakami and Matisse

Analysis
The Year In Review

From VR masterpieces to PR disasters: 2017's ups and downs

The Art Newspaper team assesses the art world's fortunes in a turbulent year

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Fairs

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

Documentary about artist’s life screens at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Frieze 2017

The market boom for Basquiat

A year after his death, MoMA turned down an offer of the artist’s work. Today, the appetite for his paintings has never been greater

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Frieze 2017

Basquiat boom spreads with London show

Artist’s many influences explored in scholarly exhibition comprising more than 100 pieces at the Barbican

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

What Basquiat absorbed from the New York School

Show at London's Barbican is first major survey on the artist since 1996