05-17-2013 05-17-2013
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May 17, 2013 12:00PMCalender

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM


Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988)

Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One, 1983, white vinyl edition of unknown size, published by Tartown Record Co., New York. Identified on the cover and record label. Screenprinted jacket and label, 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31.0 x 31.0 cm), unframed.
Condition: Minor wear to spine and corners of jacket, the record has not been played to confirm its condition.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of the album Emotions in Motion by Billy Squier, cover by Andy Warhol; Emanon's The Baby Beat Box, cover by Keith Haring, 1986; and David Bowie's 45/single Without You/Criminal World, with cover sleeve by Keith Haring, 1983.
Estimate $400-600

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, Tartown Record Co., Emotions in Motion, Billy Squier, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, David Bowie