Daring and dynamic, Street Art has roots in a controversial past. Long-considered vandalism, it was during the 1970s and 1980s that artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring revolutionized the aesthetic, bringing their individual styles to a fine art audience and leading the way for the next generation of artists that includes the likes of Banksy and Brazilian twins Os Gêmeos. This fall, Sotheby’s presents a rich array of Street Art works, by the pioneers of the style as well as the visionaries of today. Click ahead to view some of our favorites.
Contemporary Art Online
25 September | New York
Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams
4 October | New York