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Back of the neck by JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

(AMERICAN, 1960 - 1988)

Back of the neck, 1983

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Materials:

silkscreen with hand coloring on paper

Measurements:

49.80 in. (126.50 cm.) (height) by 101.38 in. (257.50 cm.) (width)

Edition:

12 of 24

Markings:

signed and dated 'Jean-Michel Basquiat 1983' (lower right);, numbered '12/24' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

New York, Vrej Baghoominan, Inc., Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1989 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 69). Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Obras sobre Papeis, 1997-1998 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 102, 103). This exhibition later travelled to Recife, Museu de Arte Moderna and Sao Paulo, Pinacoteca. California, Gagosian Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Paintings and Drawings 1980-1988, 1998, pl. 17 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, n.p.). Vienna, Kunsthaus Wien, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Paintings and Works on Paper: The Mugrabi Collection, 1999 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 118, 119). Künzelsau, Museum Würth, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Paintings and Works on Paper: The Mugrabi Collection, 2001-2002 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 110, 111). New Orleans, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Basquiat and the Bayou Presented by the Helis Foundation, 2014-2015, pl. 13 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 72, 73). Milan, Museo Delle Culture, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Opere dalla Mugrabi Collection, 2017 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 176, 177).

Literature:

T. Shafrazi, Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York 1999 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 175). R. Marshall (ed.), Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works on Paper, Paris 1999 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, pp. 342, 343).

Provenance:

Private Collection. Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 10 November 2010, lot 452. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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