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Urban Art Auctions: Feb 23 – March 1

  • Basquiat poster
February 22, 2014

The urban art auctions this week present several artworks for the small budget. Swann Galleries in New York are hosting their Vintage Poster Sale that includes a rare Jean-Michel Basquiat poster from 1988. The South African auction house Stephan Welz & Co. is presenting artwork by Mr. Brainwash and Takashi Murakami. The lowest estimate for a Murakami starts at €1.345. In Brussels Keith Haring fans can bid on two works by the graffiti pioneer that start at €200 and €400. The upcoming auctions are an ideal chance to get your collection started.

  • Basquiat Poster

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat / Vrej Baghoomian (1988)

Print Multiple (hand-signed)

Dimensions (cm): 73 x 53

Auction House: Swann Galleries (New York)

Date: 25.02.2014

Estimate (€): 530 – 875

Lot ID: 288

  • Keith Haring Poster

Keith Haring

Theater der welt

Print Multiple

Dimensions (cm): 116 x 84

Auction House: Rossini & The Bru Sale (Brussels)

Date: 28.02.2014

Estimate (€): 200 – 300

Lot ID: 289

  • The work is related to the life and work of black population and the politics of aparthaid

Keith Haring - Free South Africa

Free South Africa

Print Multiple

Dimensions (cm): 122 x 122

Auction House: Rossini & The Bru Sale (Brussels)

Date: 28.02.2014

Estimate (€): 400 – 500

Lot ID: 290

  • Mr. Brainwash poster

Mr. Brainwash

Everyday Life

Print Multiple

Dimensions (cm): 76 x 56

Auction House: Stephan Welz & Co. (Cape Town)

Date: 26.02.2014

Estimate (€): 5.000 – 6.000

Lot ID: 124

  • Mr. Brainwash poster

Mr. Brainwash

Sleeping is Boring

Print Multiple

Dimensions (cm): 56 x 122

Auction House: Stephan Welz & Co. (Cape Town)

Date: 26.02.2014

Estimate (€): 1.345 – 1.680

Lot ID: 125

  • Takashi Murakami poster

Takashi Murakami (5)

Hypha will cover the World, little by little, “we should be able to get our hands on the door to the alien world soon. Wait til we get there!” (sic)

Print Multiple

Dimensions (cm): 65 x 131

Auction House: Stephan Welz & Co. (Cape Town)

Date: 26.02.2014

Estimate (€): 1.345 – 2.020

Lot ID: 127