Ginsberg Is God Long Sleeve T-Shirt

£105.00
Sizing Measurements
SIZE XS S M L XL XXL
UK 6 8 10 12 14 16
US 2 4 6 8 10 12
IT 38 40 42 44 46 48
FR 34 36 38 40 42 44
DE 32 34 36 38 40 42
JP 5 7 9 11 13 15
KR
44 55 66 77 88 99
SIZELength (cm)Chest (cm)Waist (cm)Sleeve (cm)
XS65484746
S66504947
M67525147
L68555447
XL69585747


 

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WHY WE LOVE THE Ginsberg Is God Long Sleeve T-Shirt

Cotton long sleeve T-shirt with screen printed artwork on front and reverse.

I made a short film in 2002 with John Malkovich called 'Hideous Man', about some Beatnik girls waiting around in a club for their favourite poet to arrive and do a reading. I wanted the leader of the group to wear a jumper showing her devotion to literature and art, a bit like a band t-shirt. I was throwing out names like Camus, Godard, and Ginsberg with the stylist Cathy Kasterine. It was all getting a bit complicated. 'Did you ever see pictures of that t shirt people used to wear in the 70's with Clapton is God written on it?' said Cathy. 

I realised the message needed to be much simpler. 'I see, Ginsberg is God,' I marvelled.'  'But what about Godard is Dog - I mean God?' my assistant insisted. 'Godard is Dog' is what is written on the back of the jumper, it perfectly describes the way artistic pronouncements can mean nothing - or everything. 

The jumper was only available to buy in Japan, and in one shop in London, the legendary Zoltar the Magnificent founded by Dan Macmillan and Barnzley. Kate Moss went in and bought it, and it became a thing.

100% Cotton, Delicate Wash 30°, Wash and Iron Inside Out, Do Not Tumble Dry.

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Ginsberg Is God Long Sleeve T-Shirt

Ginsberg Is God Long Sleeve T-Shirt

£105.00

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ginsberg is god

I made a short film with John Malkovich called Hideous Man about Beatnik girls waiting around at a club for their favourite poet to arrive for a reading. I wanted the leader of the group to wear a jumper showing her devotion to literature and art, a bit like a band t-shirt. I was throwing out names with my assistant, and Ginsberg is God tripped lightly off the tongue. 'But what about Godard is dog, I mean God?' she said.