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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ Piece Could Bring In $60 Million USD

The intriguing and interesting artist known as Jean-Michel Basquiat will forever live on. Today Jean-Michel Basquiat is back in the news feed as we get a look at a stunning Untitled painting from 1982 that is soon going up for auction. Today the word on the streets is that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Untitled’ Piece Could Bring In $60 Million USD.

The painting from 1982and Sotheby’s stated that the piece “has been virtually unseen since it last appeared on the market in May 1984” and is “known only from a small thumbnail picture in the artist’s catalog raisonné.” The design features Basquiat’s signature scribbling on top of mysterious symbols and is created using impastoed oil stick, acrylic, and spray paint. Have a look at the image up top and speak your thoughts on it after the jump. Look for the piece to go to auction on May 18 at Sotheby’s New York.

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