Basquiat

A painting by the iconic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat just broke huge records this week. His 1982 skull painting was auctioned off and sold for $110.5 million at the art dealing company, Sotheby’s. His work now ranks sixth as the most expensive piece ever sold at an auction. It also joins ten other works that have exceeded the $100 […]

Madonna came under fire this past week after she posted photoshopped images of black leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Bob Marley. Now, she is recognizing where she went wrong… sort of. Taking to her Facebook page, the Rebel Heart singer issued an apology to fans and followers who were offended by the pictures, […]

There comes a time when an artist is able to capture the mood of the people with the stroke of his brush.  In comes Robert Peterson, aka Caleblee81. This visionary is a portrait artist who is about to blow. He’s created paintings for NFL greats like Darrelle Revis, NBA superstars like Kevin Durant, and pop divas […]

Lovers of art may be in for a real treat this upcoming spring/summer season. Supreme, who has worked with the likes of Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami and Marilyn Minter, will be working with another big name from the art world.  This time around, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s art will be featured on items in Supreme’s upcoming collaboration.  Essentially, […]

Everyone knows art is subjective and difficult to figure out.  Equally baffling is the price one pays, sometimes, for works that move and inspire. So what happens when your favorite artist’s work shows up on someone’s body as a tattoo? Does it enhance the work? Does the work lose its flava? Can new meanings be […]