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Pink Elephant With Fire Engine

Jean-Michel Basquiat-Pink Elephant With Fire Engine-1984

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Artwork:
Pink Elephant With Fire Engine
Size:
218.4 x 172.7 cm
Medium :
Acrylic, oil and silkscreen on canvas
Creation Year:
1984
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Mary Boone Gallery, New York and Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich; Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo; Tony Shafrazi, New York; Private Collection, London; Private Collection; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Mary Boone Gallery and Michael Werner, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 5 - 26 May 1984; Tokyo, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Paintings, 2 - 25 December 1985, no. 7, n.p. (illustrated); Miami, Quintana Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat: 1980-1988, 17 December 1996 - 21 February 1997, pp. 34, 66 (illustrated, p. 35); New York, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 25 April - 6 June 1998, pp. 232 and 330 (illustrated, p. 232; Mary Boone Gallery, New York, 1984 installation view illustrated,p. 330); Venice, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Basquiat a Venezia, 9 June - 3 October 1999, pp. 94, 149 (illustrated, p. 95); Naples, Castel Nuovo, Jean-Michel Basquiat a Napoli, 19 December 1999 - 4 March 2000, p. 94-5 (illustrated, p. 95); Cuneo, Galeria d'Arte Il Prisma, Basquiat a Cuneo, 2001, p. 43; Paris, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musee Maillol, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Histoire d'une oeuvre, 27 June - 23 October 2003, p. 90 (illustrated, p. 91; Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 1985 installation view illustrated, p. 159); Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 2004 (illustrated, p. 64; Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, 1985 installation view illustrated, p. 93); Bali, Darga Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 2004, p. 31; Museo d'Arte Moderna della Citta di Lugano, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 20 March - 19 June 2005, no. 41, p. 84 (illustrated, p. 85); Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show, 19 September 2006 - 28 January 2007, no. 131, p. 266 (illustrated); Sao Paolo, CCBB; Brasilia, CCBB; Belo Horizonte, CCBB; Rio de Janeiro, CCBB, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Works from the Mugrabi Collection, 25 January 2018 - 7 January 2019, p. 122 (illustrated); This work has been requested for inclusion in Tokyo, Mori Arts Center Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat - Made in Japan, 20 September - 17 November 2019

Phillips London

Date:
2019-06-27
Lot Number :
21
Low Estimate :
$3,777,910[-27%]*
High Estimate :
$5,037,220[-45%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,770,469
Sold For :
$3,343,452*