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


Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)
oilstick and tape on paper collage
10 ½ x 8 ½in. (26 x 20.9cm.)
Executed in 1985
Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
Private Collection, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Galerie Enrico Navarra (ed.), Les Dessins de Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paris 1999 (illustrated in colour, p. 229).
New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Drawings, 1990, no. 53 (illustrated in colour, p. 53).
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Lot Essay

‘I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them.’
–Jean-Michel Basquiat

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