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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)

Back of the Neck

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
Back of the Neck
signed 'Jean-Michel Basquiat' (lower right)
five-color silkscreen with hand coloring on paper
50¼ x 101¾ in. (127.6 x 258.4 cm.)
Executed in 1983. This work is number twenty-one from an edition of twenty-four with three artist's proofs.
Provenance
Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Literature
T. Kawachi, Jean-Michel Basquiat: King for a Decade, Japan, 1997, p. 80 (illustrated).
T. Shafrazi, Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York, 1999, p. 175 (illustrated).
E. Navarra and R. Marshall, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works on Paper, Paris, 1999, pp. 342-343 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Vrej Baghoominan, Inc., Jean-Michel Basquiat, October-November 1989, no. 69 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and drawings, 1989, pp. 36 and 37 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes; Recife, Museu de Arte Moderna and Sao Paulo, Pinacoteca, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Obras sobre Papeis, 1997-1998, pp. 102 and 103 (illustrated, another example exhibited).
Los Angeles, Gagosian Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Paintings and Drawings, 1980-1988, February-March 1998, no. 17 (illustrated, another example exhibited).

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