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Basquiat painting inspires U2

Bloomberg art reporter Scott Reyburn writes that the Irish rock band U2 may get up to 6 million pounds ($11.7 million) from the sale of a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat which has been hanging in its Dublin studio for nearly two decades, said Sotheby’s. “Untitled (Pecho/Oreja),” featuring Basquiat’s trademark primitive […]

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Luc Tuymans and Mickey Mouse

Luc Tuymans is, as they say, a painter’s painter, and in his show at Zwirner, his new paintings glow. Zwirner’s press release explains that Tuymans has turned his attention to Walt Disney’s legacy, examining how the animation studio grew into a family-oriented media giant with quasi-utopian ambitions. Zwirner asserts that […]