Basquiat “Irony of a Negro Policeman” Unisex T-shirt
- $ 60.00
- $ 60.00
- Unit Price
This is a lightweight cotton t-shirt featuring Basquiat's provocative work, Irony of a Negro Policeman. Printed artwork appears on the front with a printed detail on the left sleeve.
100% combed cotton jersey
- 100% lightweight combed cotton jersey in white
- Unisex, Adult size XS-XL, Slim fit (order one size up if you prefer a more generous fit)
- Made in the USA
- Machine wash cold with like colors; Do not bleach; Do not iron design
About the artwork Basquiat’s Irony of Negro Policeman depicts his belief that African Americans were subjected to the dominance and control of a white male oppressive policing system. It is also a critique of members of his own race, as he found it ironic that the oppressed should wear the uniform of the oppressor.
Image: Irony of a Negro Policeman, 1981
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Licensed by Artestar, New York