Basquiat Painting Sells for $110.5 Million, Becoming Most Expensive Work by US Artist at Auction

Hyperallergic The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezaw who bought the 1982 painting last night at Sotheby’s New York posted multiple images of himself posing with his treasure on Twitter and Instagram. A vibrant painting of a skull by Jean-Michel Basquiat broke auction records last night when it sold at the whopping price of $110.5 million at … More Basquiat Painting Sells for $110.5 Million, Becoming Most Expensive Work by US Artist at Auction