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Basquiat "Hollywood Africans" Bandana

$ 30.00

This bandana features Basquiat’s artwork Hollywood Africans with a graphic border design. Designed to be versatile, this bandana can be worn around the neck, tied to your bag, or on your dog.

  • 100% cotton, lightweight voile
  • 19.5x19.5 inches (49.5x49.5cm)
  • Made in Turkey
  • Machine wash cold; Tumble dry low; Low heat iron

About the artwork: Jean-Michel Basquiat created this work during a trip to Los Angeles on the occasion of his solo exhibition. Hollywood Africans includes a self-portrait as well as portraits of his friends, the artists Rammellzee and Toxic, who were traveling with him. Basquiat referred to the three as African “Americans in Hollywood” and included references to the film industry with its stereotypes of Black characters and limited roles for Black actors.

Image: Hollywood Africans, 1983
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Licensed by Artestar, New York