Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Sells Basquiat Painting For $85 Million as Market for Artist’s Work Heats Up

Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Sells Basquiat Painting For $85 Million as Market for Artist’s Work Heats Up

Yusaku Maezawa sells $85M Basquiat painting On Tuesday, Japanese e-commerce entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa sold one of his Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings at Phillips auction house in New York for $85 million, including fees, as the market for the late New York artist’s paintings continues to soar decades after his untimely death …

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