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