Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Christie's Auction House is Accused of Knowingly Selling a Fake Basquiat Painting

Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)A fascinating 2007 lawsuit in which two collectors accused the venerable Christie's Auction House of knowingly selling a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting which it had been warned was fake will go to trial in the next year, art-world insiders tell us. Basquiat, the deceased graffiti artist who gained international fame art sells for anywhere in the six-digit range. Read more here.....

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