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Basquiat “St. Joe Louis” Unisex Hoodie - White

$ 120

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. 


80% Cotton/20% Polyester, this hoodie is medium weight. Generous fit to allow for easy, comfortable movement.

Fleece lined hood. Heavy gauge round drawcord, nickel eyelets. Ribbing at cuffs and waistband.

Printed artwork appears on the back with a printed detail on the chest

Machine wash cold with like colors. Do not bleach. Tumble dry low. Do not iron design.


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

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