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‘Untitled,’ 1981, acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 78 x 68 inches

Christie’s recently announced that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1981 work, Untitled, could set an artist’s record in November, when it is expected to sell for about $20 million (usd).

Christie’s did not identify the seller, but it is rumored to be French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier.

 Basquiat died at the age of 27 in 1988 of a drug overdose.  According to Christie’s,Jean-Michel Basquiat left 917 drawings, 25 sketchbooks, 85 prints, and 171 paintings.

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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is suing the owners of W.i.P. nightclub over injuries he allegedly sustained during the Chris Brown-Drake brawl earlier this month, reports the New York Post. The NBA All-Star is seeking $20 million following a “corneal laceration of the left eye and other injuries” he says he suffered during the fight, though his lawyer David Jaroslawicz admitted the extent of the injuries are still unknown.

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