GAP Artist Editions T-Shirts – Collection Preview

Photography: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Earlier this month you’ve seen a snippet of the GAP Artist Editions T-Shirts that was said to be released on May 13th, but seems like it officially debuts on May 15th. The 13 limited edition t-shirts features today’s most influential contemporary artists, including Chuck Close, Jeff Koons, Marilyn Minter, Kiki Smith, Cai Guo-Qiang, Barbara Kruger, Ashley Bickerton, Kenny Scharf, Glenn Ligon, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Kerry James Marshall, Hanna Liden and Sarah Sze.

GAP worked in close partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art and Art Production Fund to create the collection with the 13 artists, who are all previous Whitney Biennial participants. The Whitney Biennial is a special exhibition held every two years at the Whitney Museum of American Art that features the most important contemporary art in the United States. GAP is a proud sponsor of the 2008 Whitney Biennial.

The t-shirts will be available exclusively at GAP stores in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and franchise markets, as well as online at It’s also available at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and at Colette, a Paris-based boutique. The t-shirts range in price from $28 to $38.

More pics after the jump…

Marilyn Minter in her own designed T-shirt

Cai Guo-Qiang in his own designed T-shirt

Glenn Ligon

Rirkrit Tiravanija

Sarah Sze

Kenny Scharf

Kerry James

Kiki Smith

Chuck Close

Hanna Liden

Jeff Koons

Ashley Bickerton

Barbara Kruger

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  1. I want to like Koons’ shirt, but it’s so ehhhhhhh. I really like Marilyns shirt, I think I’m going to have to get it.

  2. I really like that “days of this society” shirt, but it should say “ARE numbered” and that would drive me insane if I bought it so now I can’t! Haha.

  3. I really want Kiki Smiths t-shirt and Barbara Kruger's T-shirt.

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