Basquiat "Crown" Embroidered T-Shirt

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Size: XS

Color: Light Blue

SKU BSQ22T-CRN-BA
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This medium weight cotton T-shirt features Basquiat’s iconic symbol of the crown embroidered in yellow-gold on the front left chest. The bottom right of the shirt features a sewn-in woven tag with handwritten text pulled from one of Basquiat’s famed notebook pages. Choose from Light Blue, Black, or Green.

  • 100% Cotton Jersey
  • Unisex, adult size XS to XL, Relaxed Fit
  • Made in Portugal
  • Machine wash cold with like colors; Do not bleach.

About the artwork: Jean-Michel Basquiat’s crown is a symbol that often appears in his artwork and has become synonymous with his work. The first crown appeared in Red Kings (1981), and through all later presences of the crown in his work Basquiat depicted Black men as saints and kings. Through the crown symbol, the artist recognizes the power of his influences and heroes, depicting them and himself as kings.

© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Licensed by Artestar, New York