Saturday, May 20, 2017

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A Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Has Just Sold for $110 Million USD

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Untitled, a 1982 piece by Jean-Michel Basquiat, was bought for $110 million USD at an auction at Sotheby’s in New York. As well as breaking the record for Basquiat’s most expensive work, the sale also became the most expensive work by any US artist, the most expensive work by a black artist, and the first $100 million USD artwork to have been created after 1980. The piece, a portrayal of a face in the shape of a skull in oil stick, acrylic and spray paint, was expected to go for around $60 million USD in pre-sale estimates and has rarely been seen since it was last sold in 1984. The buyer, 41-year-old fashion entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa from Japan, is the same person who broke Basquiat’s last record a year ago, spending $57.3 million USD that time.
Jean-Michel Basquiat is also going to be the subject of a retrospective at London’s Barbican, his first major exhibition on British soil.

Image CreditJean-Michel Basquiat

Baywatch Babes Ashley Graham & Teyana Taylor Do Little Red Bathing Suits

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Ashley Graham, Teyana Taylor and Niki Taylor are the new Baywatch babes in a Swimsuits For All campaign. The 2017 Baywatch reboot is almost here so it’s only right that the trio conquer the beach with size-inclusive swimwear.
All three don the iconic red one-piece in sizes up to 22. About the shoot, Teyana told People it was:
“Surreal especially when you remember being a little girl, seeing Sports Illustrated magazines and saying, ‘Wow these ladies are beautiful!’ Being as though I’m posing alongside two previous SI Issue models, my next stop just might be SI!”
Ashley Graham – a long-time body positivity advocate – praised the suits: “I can’t believe I can wear this one-piece without an underwire, my girls are up and lifted!”
Check out the campaign above and shop the red Swimsuits For All one-piece here priced at $60 USD.

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Solange's Letter to Her Teenage Self Is the Most Inspirational Thing You'll Read Today

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Solange Knowles has been revealed as one of Teen Vogue’ cover stars for its 2017 “Music” issue. For her feature the “Cranes in the Sky” songstress writes a letter to her teenage self reflecting on the obstacles and victories that made her who she is. She lists all of her embarrassing phases as a young woman and speaks about her decision to have her son at the age of 17. Knowles goes on to foretell a journey of growth and acceptance:
“at the time, you are searching. seeking in every corner and pocket of the world for who you are. take your time, baby girl. there’s no rush to get there. you will sow each of these chapters in the land that you become. you will see bits and pieces of them scattered into the skin you grow into. you don’t have to figure everything out now. time will reveal itself. i promise you.
To pair with her words, Knowles is shot in a secluded forest for a compelling visual. Read the touching letter and peep photos of teenage Solo at Teen Vogue.

Beyoncé Brings the Heat in Her IVY PARK 2017 Spring/Summer Campaign

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  • Jay Z and Beyoncé Combined Are Now Worth a Billion Dollars Hov alone is worth $810 million USD.

    Jay Z and Beyoncé Combined Are Now Worth a Billion Dollars
    The power couple Jay Z and Beyoncé now have a combined net worth of $1.16 billion USD.
    Forbes recently revealed Queen Bey had earned a hefty sum of $350 million USD. And with Hov’s new $200 million USD deal with promoter organization Live Nation, of which he’s been partnered with for nine years, his net worth is now a staggering $810 million USD.
    Live Nation and I entered unchartered territory in 2008,” said Hov in a statement released at the time of the new deal’s signing. “Over nine years, we have traveled the world producing historic music experiences. Michael Rapino is an industry visionary, and this renewed partnership is a testament to our longstanding relationship and the talented individuals at Live Nation. For the next 10 years, we will continue redefining the live event landscape.”
    With Beyoncé’s album Lemonade hitting the number one spot last year, and Jay revealed as one of the richest rappers of 2017, there’s no sign of this billion dollar train slowing down.
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