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Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

Paintings of Snoop Dog (L) and Nelson Mandela (R) by late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that were allegedly stolen from a gallery in Brooklyn. (credit: Sean Leonard/CBS 2)

Brooklyn Gallery Owner Speaks Out About Stolen Artwork As Search For Paintings Continues

Sean Leonard said he was eager to see the suspect who allegedly stole nearly $30,000 of art work from his Williamsburg gallery, punished.

03/05/2014

Brooklyn Stolen Painting Recovered

Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn After Artist Retrieves Painting, Chases Him Down

A group of thieves made off with a five-foot painting worth $10,000 after an art heist in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend, but a suspect was apprehended after the artist chased him down.

03/04/2014

Basquiat Artwork

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Estate Suggests Some Works Up For Auction May Be Fakes

An auction of 40 items by the late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat made headlines this week, but now his estate has sued claiming that some of the works may be fakes.

03/04/2014

Basquiat Artwork

Famed Artwork By 1980s NYC Legend Jean-Michel Basquiat Goes Up For Auction

A collection of artwork by one of New York City’s most famed graffiti artists was about to be auctioned off Monday.

03/03/2014

Green-Wood Cemetery, May 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City’s Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th Anniversary

The 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year with an exhibition opening Wednesday at the Museum of the City of New York.

05/14/2013