Travis Scott Sets His Sights on a $225K Krusty the Clown Painting at Art Basel
Scott was seen posing in front of “Krústy Brand Seal of Approval (red) 2019,” and according to Page Six, members of his crew were seen exchanging information with representatives from the seller, Acquavella Gallery. Take a look at the painting below.
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See it @acquavellagalleries booth B3 @artbasel Miami Beach Thursday, December 5, 2019, 3pm to 8pm Friday, December 6, 2019, 12 noon to 8pm Saturday, December 7, 2019, 12 noon to 8pm Sunday, December 8, 2019, 12 noon to 6pm Krusty Brand Seal of Approval (Red) , 2019 Synthetic polymer paint on canvas 72 H x 60 W x 1.5 D inches S/N: 2019.346 Goldenberg's Peanut Chews, 2019 Synthetic polymer paint, gold leaf on plywood 48 H x 48 W x 3.825 D inches S/N: 2019.332
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According to the same report, Scott also looked at an $8 million Jean Michel Basquiat piece called “Krong Thip (Torso),” before stopping by the Gagosian booth.
For the fifth edition of our series, Nathan Taylor Pemberton visited Tom Sachs at his New York City studio to learn about his life’s work, currently on display at Schauwerk Sindelfingen. Read the interview here.