This Is Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Resume

It sold with an asking price of $50,000.

UNTITLED (RESUME I) AND UNTITLED (RESUME II REFERENCE)
Marker on paper, two works
Each: 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 in. 21.6 by 14 cm.
Executed in 1980.

2. He was 20 at the time.

Zeitgeist Films / Courtesy: Everett Collection

3. This piece was a part of a selling exhibition of Basquiat’s work at Sotheby’s.

Sotheby’s has confirmed that Basquiat’s “Untitled (resume)” has sold; the asking price was $50,000. Because this is a selling exhibition and not a public auction, Sotheby’s keeps the final selling price private.

4. The asking price for the 31 items in the show ranged from $20,000 to $12 million.

5. The record for a single Basquiat work was set in May at a Christie’s auction where “Dustheads” sold for $48.8 million.

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