Friday Mar 14
Heirs of Contemporary Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Sue Christie's
Graffiti artist turned Contemporary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has become a pop culture phenomenon since his death from a heroin overdose in 1988, at the age of 27. In his short life, he caused a stir in the art scene, dated Madonna before she was the Queen of Pop, and was best buddies with Andy Warhol.
New York Daily News
Art thief indicted for trying to steal from Brooklyn gallery
Sean Leonard, co-owner of the Cotton Candy Machine art gallery, stands with a painting of famed painter Jean-Michel Basquiat, which is valued at $10,000.
The Trademark Blog
Basquiat Estate v Christie's
Plaintiffs are the administrators of the Estate of their brother, the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Basquiat siblings sue Christie's for $1 million claiming Basquiat pieces phony
Basquiat 's siblings have filed a $1 million lawsuit against Christie's Auction House claiming that they are selling phony Basquiat works, which were never authenticated.
New York Post
Upcoming Basquiat auction may be full of fakes: lawsuit
The siblings of the late New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat slapped Christie's auction house with a $1 million lawsuit Tuesday, claiming an upcoming sale of his works may be full of fakes.
Rag & Boon: Christie's Auctions Basquiat Sweatshirt
This sweatshirt, listed today in a Christie's online auction , was allegedly hand-painted by Jean-Michel Basquiat between 1979 and 1980.
Christie's exhibits works by Jean-Michel Basquiat from the Collection of Alexis Adler
Before Jean-Michel became Basquiat, and could afford studios and canvases, he painted all over his apartments - on walls, doors, refrigerators, clothes and any other bare surface he could find.
New York Post
Once Basquiata s lover, shea s now selling the works he left behind
Alexis Adler once shared her apartment with artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who left behind works on the walls and doors.
Christie's First Open Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on March 6th will offer an exciting selection of 343 works of painting, photography and sculpture.
Hoffman's 'accused heroin dealer' linked to other celebs who OD'd
Washington, February 18: The "accused drug dealer" arrested in Philip Seymore Hoffman's death probe has been linked to other 3 major celebs who all died from over dose.