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Basquiat “St. Joe Louis” Unisex T-shirt - White

$ 60.00
Size:
XSmall
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Color:
White

This is a lightweight cotton t-shirt featuring Basquiat's artwork, St. Joe Louis Surrounded by Snakes. Printed artwork appears on the back with a printed detail on the chest.

  • 100% lightweight combed cotton jersey in white
  • Slim fit, unisex, adult size XS to XL (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: When Jean-Michel Basquiat was a child, his father introduced him to boxing, which would become an important subject in many of his works. He created St. Joe Louis Surrounded by Snakes, depicting a halo over world heavyweight champion Joe Louis, on a painted canvas placed over a shipping pallet. He also makes reference to those around him, the snakes, who took advantage of Joe's wealth and generosity during his lifetime.  

Image: St. Joe Louis Surrounded by Snakes, 1981
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat 
Licensed by Artestar, New York