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Basquiat Bracelet With Pez Dispenser Dinosaur Design

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Carrying water from Mt. Everest in the white bead and mud from the Dead Sea in the black bead, this bracelet brings both balance and style. Featuring Jean-Michel's sketched signature and a rendering of his playful piece “Pez Dispenser” across three beads, this sleek silicone beaded bracelet is an instant classic. It's one size fits most, making it a great gift for any art fan.

Product details:

  • Slides on over wrist
  • Silicone beaded bracelet
  • White bead infused with water from Mt. Everest
  • Black bead carries mud from the Dead Sea
  • S (6") / M (6.5") / L (7") / XL (7.5") in Circumference 

About the artwork:

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pez Dispenser, 1984

In this work, Jean-Michel Basquiat explores the theme of popular culture and his memories of childhood by featuring a dinosaur adorned with the artist's trademark crown symbol. The title references the candy company Pez and its dispensers shaped like popular culture characters. Through the use of recognizable imagery and references to a well-known brand, Basquiat masterfully draws attention to the pervasive nature of consumer culture in 1980s America. Basquiat's Iconic Crown For Jean-Michel, the crown represented the struggle for power and recognition, particularly for marginalized communities. By incorporating crowns into his paintings and drawings, he celebrated the strength of these groups, while also critiquing the systems that sought to oppress them. 

 

© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat Licensed by Artestar, New York

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