Basquiat’s Red Skull (1982) leads in London

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A report from Christie’s.

As crowds flock to the artist’s first UK retrospective, an electrifying work from 1982 takes top billing in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in London — one of four Basquiats to sell on the night

 

Peter Doig (b. 1959), Camp Forestia , painted in 1996. 67 x 67 in (170 x 170 cm). Sold for £15,421,250 on 6 October 2017  at Christie’s in London

Peter Doig (b. 1959), Camp Forestia , painted in 1996. 67 x 67 in (170 x 170 cm). Sold for £15,421,250 on 6 October 2017 at Christie’s in London

 

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