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Unseen Basquiats make debut in Miami

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Anny Shaw:

A controversial collection of more than 30 works created by Jean-Michel Basquiat when he was homeless and possibly using drugs are on public display for the first time, at the X Contemporary satellite fair (until 4 December). The group of paintings, drawings and collages was created between 1979 and 1981 in the Manhattan apartment of Basquiat’s friend Lonny Lichtenberg, a well-known drug dealer also known as Neptune, King of the C (cocaine)… Read more

Image: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Neptune (around 1979-81) (Image: © Nicole Neenan, courtesy of The Bishop Gallery)

2018-10-29T11:23:34+00:00