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    Richard A. Hambleton (Canadian, 1952-2017)
    Basquiat Shadow, 2017
    Acrylic on canvas
    20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
    Signed and dated center right edge: R. Hambleton 2017

    Shadowman, aka Richard Hambleton, literally shocked New Yorkers in the early eighties with his life-size silhouettes, which leapt out of the darkness in the crime-ridden city. Two major talents come together here as Hambleton paints his contemporary Jean-Michel Basquiat, who likewise got his start as a downtown graffiti artist.


    Condition Report*: No apparent condition issues. Unframed.
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    July, 2019
    22nd-23rd Monday-Tuesday
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