Skateboard Sculptures

Posted on December 5, 2011 Under Art

Japanese artist Haroshi creates unique three-dimensional sculptures out of recycled skateboard decks. Layers of stacked wooden decks are transformed into sharks, body parts, fire hydrants, toys, fictional characters, and shoes. Incredible. I need that apple. More pictures on Toxel. Thanks…

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Push Culture: NYC

Posted on September 13, 2010 Under Life

I love longboarding around NYC– even though it scares the bajesus out of me after seeing a few close calls. Great video on the craft and culture in NYC.

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Sheer Ride: Modern Convenience

Posted on June 15, 2010 Under Art

I don't know how well they would ride, but I still want one. Sheer Ride are laser-etched skate sculpture by Didi Dunphy of Modern Convenience, who has used Pinks, Seismics and Alligators and laser-cut risers for sculpture that glows against…

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Damien Hirst x Supreme

Posted on November 12, 2009 Under Art

Damien Hirst and Supreme are back together again. I love this version of the artist skate deck collaboration at least twice as much as the last work they did together. I had one of those boards for a little bit…

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Nike SB: Debacle

Posted on June 25, 2009 Under Art

When word starting hitting the hypebeast sites that Nike was getting into skateboarding, there were plenty of doubters. Afterall, what does a company built on the waffle racer and Air Jordan's know about the (pseudo) underground sport of skateboarding? The…

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Posted on May 5, 2009 Under Art

In another well-curated proposal, Choque Cultural's chronicling the art of text in Caligrafia, its latest exhibit. Jumping off from Chaz Bojorquez's famous East L.A. tags, the show features a diverse array of styles from 40 international artists. Hardly anything is…

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Lilly Lab

Posted on March 12, 2009 Under Fashion

It's not that us females aren't attracted to some of the skateboard and snowboard designs out there, it's just that some of them are a bit much. We're not asking for our decks to be splashed with images of male…

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Vans iPhone Game

Posted on February 3, 2009 Under Gadgetry

Not enough addictive stuff on your iPhone? Vans, makers of the original skate shoe, are about to drop a game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that resembles Tony Hawk's Pro Skater but has the sweet perk of allowing you…

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Monsieur T @ Hecklewod Gallery

Posted on December 2, 2008 Under Art

Skateboard art just keeps getting better and better. Like graffiti, it's made its way from street level with a flare for deliquency, to carrying content dope enough to warrant a gallery show. If you happen to be in Portland this…

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Skate Obsession Book

Posted on September 19, 2008 Under Books

Earlier this year we told you about a high-profile Brazilian skate art exhibit called Expo Skate Obsession at Maze Skate Shop that brought together the most known names in the discipline into one building. The project went so well that…

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