The Battle for Basquiat

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In one of the most riveting auction battles in history, a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat brought $110.5 million – the record for an American artist. Watch as auctioneer Oliver Barker fields bids between two collectors determined to take home the monumental masterpiece, the star of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction.

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