1982 Basquiat Artwork Sells For Record $110.5 MillionA 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby's auction of contemporary art Thursday night.
Christie's Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity ChallengeAfter 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.
Brooklyn Gallery Owner Speaks Out About Stolen Artwork As Search For Paintings ContinuesSean Leonard said he was eager to see the suspect who allegedly stole nearly $30,000 of art work from his Williamsburg gallery, punished.
Suspect Arrested In Brooklyn After Artist Retrieves Painting, Chases Him DownA 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.
Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's Estate Suggests Some Works Up For Auction May Be FakesAn 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.
Famed Artwork By 1980s NYC Legend Jean-Michel Basquiat Goes Up For AuctionA collection of artwork by one of New York City’s most famed graffiti artists was about to be auctioned off Monday.
City's Oldest Cemetery, Once Used As Park, Marks 175th AnniversaryThe 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.