Basquiat "Hollywood Africans" Unisex Long-sleeve T-shirt

$ 170

This is a graphic medium-weight long sleeve shirt. Designed in a slightly oversized fit, this shirt feels easy against the body. The all-over print featured is Basquiat's artwork, Hollywood Africans.

  • 100% medium-weight cotton jersey
  • Ribbed neck and sleeve hem
  • Generous fit
  • Relaxed crewneck
  • Machine wash cold, inside-out and tumble dry low to preserve color

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 of Basquiat 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

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