The Collector
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The Collector

The Graffiti Artist Whose Painting Was Sold at $110 Million at Sotheby’s

A victim and a vanquisher’s obsession with human skulls

Skull by Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1981. Source-Wikiart

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an African American pop icon, graffiti artist, musician, and neo-expressionist painter. Although he had a brief career, it continues to cast a long shadow over the art world. After experiencing a meteoric rise early in his…



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Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies.