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Basquiat Candle by Ligne Blanche Paris, Scent: Fig, "King Pleasure"

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Ligne Blanche Paris and The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat have created this commemorative candle featuring Jean-Michel's iconic crown and celebrating the acclaimed Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure© Exhibition. Givaudan, a world-renowned fragrance house, created a candle emitting a warm, sweet, earthy fig scent. This luxurious candle has a burn time of 40 hours and can create a comforting and calming ambiance in any setting. The candle comes in a vibrant yellow box adorned with Basquiat's artwork, making it an elegant and thoughtful gift.

Product Details:

  • Scent: Fig
  • 40 Hour Burn time
  • Fragrance by Givaudan
  • Yellow Carton Gift Box
  • Reusable Ceramic Vessel
  • Made in Paris by Ligne Blanche
  • Five Ounce (140g) 

About the artwork:

Jean-Michel Basquiat, King Pleasure, 1987

King Pleasure was the stage name of a jazz vocalist who began his career as a bartender. His first hit, "Moody's Mood For Love," gained him popularity in 1952. The song was a favorite of the WBLS DJ Frankie Crocker, who played it at the close of his show every night in the 1970s. Jean-Michel's inspiration for this piece came from the vocalist and his father, Gerard Basquiat, who loved the song.

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 these groups' strength while critiquing the systems that sought to oppress them.

About the J
ean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure©  Exhibition:

Organized and curated by the family of Jean-Michel Basquiat, this exhibition of over 200 never-before-seen and rarely-shown paintings, drawings, multimedia presentations, ephemera, and artifacts tell the story of Jean-Michel from the perspective of those who knew him best, intertwining his artistic endeavors with his personal life, influences, and the times in which he lived.

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

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