Death of St. Joseph Basketball


Add some art and color to your game with this limited-edition basketball featuring Kehinde Wiley's 2017 painting, Death of St. Joseph.

Wiley’s painting derives its ideation from 18th Century classical biblical portraiture and the enigmatic art history of St. Joseph, boldly reimagined to engage with a contemporary audience.  The design emphasis is on the model’s open hand, inviting multi-cultural conversation and connection between time and place.

Wiley will donate all net proceeds from the Kehinde Wiley Shop to directly support Black Rock, his artist in residence program in Dakar, Senegal.

Leather basketball in monogrammed cotton dust bag.

Lucite basketball stand sold separately.  If you order together, your ball won't ship until the stand is in stock at the end of February.  If you order them separately you will receive the ball mid-February.  There is an $8.00 charge to ship the stand by itself.

Shipping: Basketballs ship deflated from the USA.  Customers are responsible for all duties and taxes on international shipments. 

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About Black Rock Senegal

Established in 2019, Black Rock Senegal is a multidisciplinary artist-in-residence program founded by Kehinde Wiley in Dakar, Senegal. The program brings together international artists to live and work at Wiley’s coastal compound for 1-3 month residencies. Designed by Senegalese architect Abib Djenne, the complex includes a residence and studio space for Wiley along with 3 single-occupancy residency apartments with adjacent studio spaces. Our mission is to support new artistic creation through collaborative exchange and to incite change in the global discourse about Africa. More information about Black Rock is available online at