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Elton John Selling Basquiat-Warhol Joint Work at Sotheby’s Paris

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Warhol-Basquiat Painting
‘Untitled’ [1984-85] (WestImage – Art Digital Studio/Sotheby’s)

Sotheby’s France is selling a Jean-Michel Basquiat/Andy Warhol joint work from Sir Elton John’s contemporary art collection on the evening of June 7th. Pre-auction estimates for the painting are between $785,000 to $1.1 million. As the story goes, Basquiat approached one of his idols, Warhol, in a café in 1980; and apparently, he said all the right things, because four years later, they collaborated on the piece. For more information on the auction or to register a bid, click here.