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Basquiat ‘Untitled’ Sells For $57 Million

 

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Yusaku Maezawa

 

Basquiat’s 1982 piece, Untitled, just set a new sales record for the late, legendary artist, reaching a price of $57.3 million USD with premium at a recent Christie’s auction during a postwar and contemporary evening sale. The artwork was purchased by Yusaku Maezawa who also bought Richard Prince’s Runaway Nurse for $9.7 million USD.

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