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Kerry James Marshall is now the most expensive living African-American artist

John Detrixhe
Kerry James Marshall is now the most expensive living African-American artist

A painting by Kerry James Marshall was sold last week for $21.1 million, the most ever paid for a work by a living African-American artist. Marshall’s gallerist ended a day of suspense following the sale of “Past Times,” by revealing to the New York Times (paywall) that the hip-hop producer and entrepreneur, Sean “Diddy” Combs,…