Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

May 16th, 2008

Stephanie Seymour (wife of Art Collector and Art in America owner Peter Brant) in Jeff Koons
for Gap; via Nylon

The Gap, working in close partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Art Production Fund, recently released a collection of 13 t-shirts designed by contemporary artists who have all been past Whitney Biennial participants. Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, Babara Kruger, Ashley Bickerton, Kiki Smith, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Marilyn Minter, Cai Guo-Qiang, Kenny Scharf, Glenn Ligon, Kerry James Marshall, Hanna Liden, and Sarah Sze are all participating.

Gap Partners with the Whitney to Launch Artist Edition T’s [Gap]
Gap Artist Edition T Shirts [LA Times]
Turning Shirts Into an Artforum [USA Today]

As Marka Hansen, President of Gap brand North America, said in their press release “this collaboration celebrates the intersection of art and fashion and enables people to access contemporary art in a different way.”

Glenn Ligon via Gap

The limited edition collection is available exclusively at select Gap stores,, 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. They are also available through Colette, the Paris-based boutique. The t-shirts range in price from $28 to $38.

The entire collection via fashiontribes