Urban Decay has just announced the launch of its brand new makeup collection inspired by the works of the late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The shades and textures featured in this limited edition collection are inspired by vivacious colors used in Basquiat’s artworks.
The collection pays homage to the famous artist even with its imaginative packaging that features replicas of some of his most notable work. In adition, each of the palettes comes with a cutout on the back, so you can even hang them on your wall to create a personal Basquiat gallery!
The limited edition Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Makeup Collection launches April 20, 2017. The products may be purchased individually, or as a vault for $165 USD.
Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Gallery Blush Palette, features four shades of blusher. $34 USD.
Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Tenant Eyeshadow Palette includes eight vibrant eyeshadows, and retails for $34 USD. Color names, from left to right are:
Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Gold Griot Eyeshadow Palette features eight universally flattering neutrals. The palette is priced at $39. Color names, again from left to right are:
Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat Vice Lipstick is available in three shades, each priced at $17 USD.
Urban Decay x Jean-Michel Basquiat 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil is offered in three limited edition shades. Each of them retails for $20.
Finally, there are three Makeup Bags available within this limited edition range:
About the author: Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat began drawing and painting at the age of four and never stopped. By the time he was in his teens, his graffiti was a fixture around lower Manhattan. After leaving home at 17, Basquiat began selling hand-painted postcards and T-shirts. At 20, he landed his first public exhibition. A pioneer of the neo-expressionist movement, he quickly rose to fame on the '80s art scene in NYC, where he ran with the likes of Andy Warhol, David Bowie and Debbie Harry. His iconic work is still exhibited all over the world.
Products mentioned in article
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Gallery Blush Palette
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Tenant Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Gold Griot Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Vice Lipstick
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Untitled Cosmetic Bag
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Gallery Cosmetic Bag
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat 1983 Cosmetic Bag
Urban Decay Jean-Michel Basquiat Vault
Marina Milojević is a senior editor at Fragrantica. She’s been a member of the team since 2010. Marina writes for BeautyAlmanac and Luxois, ...(more)
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