Alain Aslan Pin-Up Girl Skateboards

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 12, 2012
Brigitte, Kate and Martine are part of a series of 70s pin-ups from Lui magazine, as illustrated by Alain Aslan for Boom-Art, a gallery dedicated to board culture. Boom and Holenite Pool are reproducing 3 of these pin-ups as limited edition skate decks created by the famed french painter and sculptor, who has produced a huge body of extra- ordinary pinup art that is technically exquisite and playfully provocative.

Slap Magazine's One in a Million, Episode 4

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Our sister publication/site, SLAP Magazine, just released episode 4 of their highly entertaining "One In A Million" series. The episode is capped by a street onslaught and a trip to the hospital. If you love reality television, we suggest watching the full One In a Million series. It is some of the best online viewing out there... skate, art, and a chance to a pro skater and tour with a proper team. Brilliant.

Alien Workshop x Andy Warhol Skate Decks

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 24, 2011
In another round of the Why the Shit Not? releases, Alien Workshop's dropped more Andy Warhol skate decks. Hell, Warhol helped revolutionize pop art, and the Workshop helped revolutionize skating—so why the shit not partner up again? Whether you're into skate art or street cred, these'll yield you both. Available now.

Contemporary Tables with Skate Decks by Janie Belcourt

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
We recently ran across Janie Belcourt's well-designed furniture constructed mostly of reclaimed skateboard decks on the blog \ \ \. Her usage of found materials is appealing and her story sounds like a romantic novel of some sorts . . .

“I Want to Skate” for Public Domaine in Paris

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 01, 2011
We have seen the reinterpretation of skateboards and skate culture many times, but there is just something about this particular piece that is in the “I Want to Skate” video for Public Domaine: Skateboard Culture at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris that seems to nail the "I dream of skating concept" very well.

Mark Gonazles in Tokyo Video

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 27, 2011
Mark Gonzales, aka The Gonz, was captured in Tokyo, doing what he does best; skating, making art, and being someone you can watch on a video for longer than 2 minutes.

In Illustration: The Work of Brian Romero

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 27, 2011
Skateboard graphics aren't anything new to talk about— nor are they, frankly, anything to get excited about in the last few years. With most companies slapping down poorly designed logos or half-assed stoner ideas that nobody understands— it's reassuring to see well-rendered illustration and a story being told within the confines of a narrow 32-inch work area.

Mark Gonzales "Le Cercle" Book Launch in Paris

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
If you're in Paris tonight (June 22) get over La Gaité Lyrique for the book launch of photographer Benjamin Deberdt book on The Gonz, titled "Le Cercle." The 48-page book captures one of Gonzales' ride on his nine circular-board contraption, a la the Circle Board.

LIFE Magazine Goes Skateboarding

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 16, 2011
We were just wandering through the archives of LIFE Magazine, and saw these classic skateboard photos from both NYC and the West Coast. Of course there was the classic LIFE cover from 1965 featuring girl's skate champion, Pat McGee, so LIFE has a legacy in the 1960s of covering skateboard culture.

George Peterson: Reconstructing Skateboards at Altered Space Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 03, 2011
George Peterson channels his destructive energy into the art of reconstructing skateboards. "I’ll carve with a chainsaw, ax, chisels, fire—anything," Peterson says of his scars, breaks, and burns to the wood. He opens a solo exhibition, "SICK LIFE: Shred / Grind / Carve," at Altered Space Gallery in Venice, California tonight, June 3.
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