Kiss the Crown! Basquiat Dethroned These 5 American Artists With His $110.5M Record
Posted: Saturday May 20, 2017
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?
Posted: Saturday May 6, 2017
By Loney Abrams for Artspace.com 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