Sotheby's is proud to present a major exhibition of works by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring over 30 works, the exhibition will showcase seminal pieces in a variety of mediums and from a range of important dates in the artist's oeuvre. The carefully curated grouping explores the key themes Basquiat grappled with during his career and the variety of media he used to express them. The exhibition opens at a pivotal moment of appreciation for both the artist's career and market with major museum exhibitions and gallery shows presented and record prices achieved in recent years.
This exclusive selling exhibition will coincide with Sotheby's Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary exhibitions, which open on 3 May 2013.
S|2 is Sotheby’s Contemporary art gallery, offering year-round exhibition programming and bespoke private sales.
With dedicated gallery space in New York, London and Hong Kong, S|2 presents selling exhibitions exploring the work of celebrated artists, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Yayoi Kusama, and Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, as well as shows curated by influential art world figures like Vito Schnabel.
In addition to gallery programming, the S|2 team facilitates private acquisitions and sales around the world. Learn more at www.sothebys.com/S2.