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

Untitled

Details
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)
Untitled
oilstick on paper
18 ¼ x 15 in. (46.4 x 38.1 cm.)
Executed circa 1982.
Provenance
Private collection, New York
Larry Warsh, New York
Private collection, New York
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 October 1992, lot 249
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

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Lot Essay

"[Basquiat] constructs an intensity of line which reads like a polygraph report, a brain-to-hand 'shake.' The figure is electronic-primitive-comic."
—(D. Cortez, quoted in R. D. Marshall and J-L. Prat, Jean-Michel Basquiat, vol. 1, Paris, 2000, p. 160)

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