Art decades: Bowie’s collection under the hammer

The late superstar’s trove of artworks is expected to realise as much as £3.5 million

6th November, 2016
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Air Power by Jean-Michel Basquiat

‘There is a burning immediacy to his every evaporating decision that fires the imagination ten or 15 years on, as freshly molten as the day they were poured onto the canvas.” David Bowie summing up the appeal of Jean-Michel Basquiat whose Air Power is expected to realise £2.5 million to £3.5 million in this week’s two-day sale.

The Haitian-American graffiti artist shot to fame in the 1980s, dying aged 27 from a...

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