Kiss the Crown! Basquiat Dethroned These 5 American Artists With His $110.5M Record

The upstart dethroned canonical figures in the history of American art. Jean-Michel Basquiat, the legendary New York graffiti artist-turned-art world phenomenon, captured the record for the top-selling American artist at auction at Sotheby’s New York Thursday night, cementing his place in a market pantheon by $110.5 million. Market valuation and

Why Are Leonardo DiCaprio's Characters Running Around Frieze?

By Loney Abrams for You may have already heard the rumor: that a bunch of Leonardo DiCaprio impersonators are wandering around Frieze. If you have, then you're already part of the performance piece, which lists its materials as "characters, impersonations, rumors." Orchestrated by artist Dora Budor, the performance involves three