Art of Basketball Event tonight at Art Basel

Juxtapoz // Friday, 03 Dec 2010
With the Miami Heat (yes, the BIG 3) being the talk of the NBA, for good and for bad, Art Basel was the perfect place forThe Art of Basketball: Street Art and Basketball Collide. Public Works Department has secured licensing rights from the National Basketball Association to re-purpose 180 officially sanctioned professional NBA backboards and 180 official game basketballs and create original works of art by graffiti and fine artists. These original artworks will be released in multiple editions consisting of 36 individual boards and 36 individual balls.

Presented by Public Works Department and curated by Billi Kid and James & Karla Murray, artists in the show include Ahol Sniffs Glue, Atomik & Sand One, Billi Kid, Blanco, Celso, Cern, Chillski, Chris Stain, Cope2, Crome, Daniel Fila, Dash, David Cooper, Ewok One 5MH, Gaia, James and Karla Murray, Joe Iurato, J. Robles, Junk, Miguel Paredes, NohJColey, Peru Ana Ana Peru, Sero, Skewville, Shiro, Sofia Maldonado, The Dude Company, Ticky VS UWP, UR New York, Zame and 131 Projects.

Cope 2:

Daniel Fila:

131 Projects:


Ticky and UWP:


Ewok One 5MH:


David Cooper:


Ahol Sniffs Glue:

Miguel Paredes:

The Art of Basketball
Through December 5, 2010
2048 NW Miami Court
Miami, FL 33127


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