Blue Boy T-Shirt


Designer: Kehinde Wiley Studio
Materials: Sublimated ring-spun polyester

This all over print, unisex t-shirt features imagery directly pulled from Kehinde Wiley’s painting A Portrait of a Young Gentleman. Luxuriously crafted with comfort and durability in mind, this t-shirt is made from soft, ring-spun poly. Cut and sewn in LA.

Adapted specifically for this t-shirt, Wiley’s painting A Portrait of a Young Gentleman (2021) was created as a contemporary response to Thomas Gainsborough's iconic Blue Boy portrait (1770). His painting reimagines Gainsborough's young white subject as a Black, Senegalese surfer and replaces the original moody wooded landscape with a vibrant floral backdrop which decorates the entire surface of the shirt.

Net proceeds from your purchase support the artist in residence program Black Rock Sénégal, founded by Wiley in 2019.

Sizing: XXL, XL, L, M, S, XS (Models shown are wearing M)


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