Jean-Michel Basquiat: Horn Players Skateboard Decks
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Horn Players Skateboard Decks

Regular price Regular price $550

The Skateroom has collaborated with the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat to create this set of three skateboard decks featuring Basquiat’s painting Horn Players (1983).

In this painting, Basquiat pays homage to the great saxophonist Charlie Parker (left) and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie (right). Parker’s legendary jazz standard “Ornithology,” recorded in 1946, is referenced in the middle section of the painting. Basquiat was an avid fan of jazz and a musician in his own right, and this work shows the relationship between his improvisational painting style and the alchemy of jazz composition.

The decks are intended for decorative purposes, but can be assembled into functioning skateboards. One wall mount per deck is provided to hang the edition on the wall.

Producer: The Skateroom
Year: 2018
Material: 7-ply Canadian maple
Dimensions: each 31 × 8 inches (78.4 × 20.3 cm)
Signed: Printed signature

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