Japanese artist Haroshi creates some truly impressive sculptures out of a very uncommon medium. By taking old, broken, or abandoned skateboards, he repurposes them for his artwork. We've featured his stellar pieces before, and now he's back with some more incredible recycled…
The wait is finally over! As fans of Haroshi's recycled skateboard deck art, we've been waiting with bated breath to see more of his incredible pieces which are now currently on display at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. Although some were… Continue
Added by alice on April 28, 2011 at 12:00pm —
If you live in NYC, this is one show you're not going to want to miss! Starting April 16th and running until May 14th, you're going to see skateboard decks like you've never seen them before. Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be presenting Future Primitive, new works by Tokyo-based artist Haroshi. You may remember Haroshi as that madly talented self-taught artist who takes old skateboard… Continue
Art is created in many different forms. Tyson McAdoo loves creating dyptech art on skateboard decks. In White Lies, McAdoo portrays a sexy, punk rock vixen on three skate decks, side-by-side. The medium he uses really accentuates the urban vibe of the piece. It's a "ménage à trois," says McAdoo. "3 is the magic… Continue
New Zealand-based artist "nansei" aka Shannon created this extremely cool skateboard skatepark, which has an Inception-like theme going on. "It's a skate park, on a skateboard, in a skate park," she says.
Old-time skaters ENESS jumped at the chance to bring skateboarding into the future by blending interactivity and high-tech mastery for the Tron: LEGACY premiere. Each rider is equipped with an ipod and a custom-built app that measures their air time, while trigger graphics react to their every… Continue
Added by Eugene on December 18, 2010 at 3:00pm —
This summer, California Skateparks brought the World's Largest Skateboard to Camp Woodward PA. One afternoon, campers and staff took the enormous skateboard out for a ride. Late in the day, California Skateparks owner, Joe Ciaglia decided to take his creation for a solo… Continue
A while back I posted about the Uganda Skateboard Union and how they are bringing skateboarding to the kids of this war torn nation. Like skateboarders everywhere they want to catch their best tricks on film so we have this video… Continue
Some of the freshest artwork we've recently seen involves taking something old and making it new again. In this case, artist Haroshi took old skateboard decks and carefully crafted them into fresh pieces of art. HARVEST by Haroshi is an exhibition at the PLSMIS Gallery in Tokyo which showcases his collective work - expect to see everything from bears to moose to Mario's… Continue
Skateboarding has come a long way as an industry. Gone are the days of ripping off popular art for graphics and thinking no one is going to notice. Now days if you want to have Andy Warhol art on your boards you have to contact the Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts. The good news is that skateboarding as such a cultural and economic powerhouse these days they are likely to say… Continue
Added by Kevin on January 23, 2010 at 4:50pm —
Far superior in every way to traditional maple decks, Bamboosk8 unleashes their line-up to a largely unsuspecting community with stellar results. Bragging rights include: Better performance response, superior durability and admirable green production.
...plus they're just plain neat lookin'…