CULTURE & ARTS
02/09/2013 08:49 am ET Updated Mar 19, 2013

SEEN AND HEARD: What Gallery Goers Had To Say About Gagosian's Basquiat Opening (SLIDESHOW)

Our new series, "Seen and Heard," introduces the best quotes and snapshots from the past week's art exhibits. From hilariously ignorant to shockingly eloquent, we're on the lookout for the best gallery goer commentary we can find. (Hint: Submissions are welcome!)

Did you make it to the Gagosian Gallery's uncomfortably overpopulated wildly popular Jean-Michel Basquiat opening this week? If not, you missed one fine night of people watching, given the fact that everyone and their Kanye showed up to see Samo in all his graffitied glory. Here's a taste of the conversation in the air around Chelsea, from hordes of collectors and scenesters alike.

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Seen And Heard: Basquiat Edition

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