Flexible
Artwork: Flexible
Size: 259.1 x 190.5 cm
Medium: Acrylic and oilstick on wood
Creation year: 1984
Marks: Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated ''FLEXIBLE' JMB 1984' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, March 2 - 23, 1985, n.p. (illustrated); Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Centre Culturel Francais, Jean-Michel Basquiat, October 10 - November 7, 1986; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Jean-Michel Basquiat, October 23, 1992 - February 14, 1993 (illustrated, p. 204; 1985 installation view illustrated, p. 246); New York, Brooklyn Museum; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Basquiat, March 11, 2005-February 12, 2006, p. 140 (illustrated); Riehen/Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Basquiat, May 9—September 5, 2010, no. 146 (illustrated, p. 145; 1985 installation view, illustrated p. 144); Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Basquiat, October 15, 2010 - January 30, 2011, no. 145 (1985 installation view illustrated, p. 138; illustrated, p. 139)

Phillips New York

Date: 2018-05-17
Lot Number: 5