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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)
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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)

The Guilt of Gold Teeth

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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)
The Guilt of Gold Teeth
titled ‘“THE GUILT OF GOLD TEETH”’ (lower left); signed, inscribed and dated ‘MODENA / JEAN MICHEL BASQUIAT 1982’ (lower right); signed, titled, inscribed and dated again ‘"THE GUILT OF GOLD TEETH" Jean-Michel Basquiat 1982 MODENA" (on the reverse)
acrylic, spray paint and oilstick on canvas
94 ½ x 165 7/8 in. (240 x 421.3 cm.)
Executed in 1982.
Provenance
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich
Galerie Thomas, Munich
Private collection, Europe
Anon. sale; Sotheby’s, New York, 14 May 1998, lot 45
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
E. Navarra et al., Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vol. II, Paris, 2000, pp. 100-101, no. 3 (illustrated).
Basquiat, exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum, 2006, p. 177, fig. 14 (illustrated).
K. Jones, A. Baraka and L. Jones, EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art, Durham, 2011, p. 292.
J. Saggese, Reading Basquiat: Exploring Ambivalence in American Art, New York, 2014, p. 56
J. Saggese, ed., The Jean-Michel Basquiat Reader, Oakland, 2021, p. 312.
Exhibited
Munich, A11 Art Forum Thomas; Darmstadt, Museum Mathildenhöhe and Moderna Galeriga Ljubljana, The Thomas Collection: Art of the 1980s, 1987-1991, p. 57 (illustrated).
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