Contemporaries of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Michael Stewart—the subject of Basquiat's painting "Defacement"—reflect on surviving 1980s New York.
'Downtown 81' depicts a day in the young artist's life as he hustles in Manhattan's art scene.
A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.
These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Nan Goldin.
A trove of early Basquiat works rescued from an East Village bank vault inspired a filmmaker to explore the artist's formative years.
Oh, and his Marlon Brando Oscar, too.
After an investigation found millions in embezzled cash had made its way to Hollywood, the Department of Justice is looking to get it back.
Ollie Magee's award-winning 'Fall' takes a primitivist approach to depicting everyday struggles.
Tokyo e-retailer Yusaku Maezawa won the piece after just ten minutes of bidding.
Jared Kushner intervened in major Saudi arms deal, Swedish prosecutor drops rape case against Julian Assange, Basquiat painting sells for $110.5 million, and more.