Billabong recently announced their latest collaboration with world-renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Having gone from being a New York street artist to having Andy Warhol take him in as his friend, mentor and collaborator its safe to say his work is vibrant, energetic and raw. Billabong has chosen to give tribute to Basquiat’s and Warhols collaboration by translating their work into the Warhol x Basquiat x Billabong LAB Collection.
Press Release: Billabong is proud to announce a special collection featuring the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This collaboration comes through Billabong LAB, a division that supports artists, musicians, designers, photographers.
Jean-Michel Basquiat is considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century.
His iconic works are edgy and raw with a bold sense of colour and composition, mixing urban influence
In this collection, we embrace Basquiat’s unique balance of contradictory forces and his dynamic influence on youth culture — bringing some of the world’s most inspiring exclusive art to this collection of boardshorts and products.