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Face Mask - Basquiat, "Hollywood Africans"

$25.00
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SKU:
546929

This is a soft, breathable non-medical mask featuring Basquiat's artwork, Hollywood Africans. The mask expands with the pleats and features an adjustable hidden metal nose wire. 

Details:

  • Soft, breathable non-medical mask. 3 Layers: polyester/spandex with 2 layers of cotton lining. Built-in filter pocket (optional to use).
  • Adjustable ear loops. Pleated cover to fit most sized faces. Adjustable encased nose wire for a customized fit 
  • Machine-washable, lay flat to dry. We recommend to remove the rubber stoppers before washing, or knot the elastic to secure. 

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