At $110.5 million, Basquiat painting becomes priceist work ever sold by a U.S. artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat's <em>Untitled</em> was produced in 1982. The <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-entertainment-news-updates-may-basquiat-painting-auction-1495159714-htmlstory.html">Los Angeles Times says</a> that until shortly before Thursday's auction, it hadn't been shown in public since a private collector bought it for $19,000 in 1984.
Jean-Michel Basquiat's Untitled was produced in 1982. The Los Angeles Times says that until shortly before Thursday's auction, it hadn't been shown in public since a private collector bought it for $19,000 in 1984.