Ai Weiwei For The SK8Room

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 27, 2013
We've seen the likes of ROA and Andy Hope 1930 team up with The Sk8room. Recently added to the roster was Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who you might remember from when he received international attention regarding his wrongful imprisonment. Weiwei created three different designs for The Sk8Room and they're now available for about $400USD. Each deck is hand numbered, signed, and limited to an edition of 150 pieces.

OFWGKTA POP UP SHOP, PHOTO SHOW, and DECK RELEASE

Music // Thursday, September 27, 2012
Today, Thursday, September 27, from 3-6pm at the DLX shop in San Francisco, REAL is releasing the special Chima Ferguson x Odd Future REAL Collab deck along with hosting a special Odd Future Pop Up Shop and Photo show by OF photographer Sagan Lockhart. With Chima Ferguson, Na-Kel Smith, and Special guests. Go check it.

Feature: Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger on their Offthewall.tv series, 'Classic Tales'

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Longtime Juxtapoz friends Jay Howell and Jim Dirschberger sit down to talk about their all new animated series for Vans Offthewall.tv This new show, “Classic Tales”, teams Jim and Jay up with the Vans skate crew. Through the comedic medium of story telling and creativity, the guys help shed light and possibly put to rest some legendary tales of drunken nights and psychedelic adventures around the world.

Mike Giant at FFDG

Tattoo // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
FFDG is pleased to present San Francisco based artist Mike Giant in his first highly anticipated solo show with the gallery entitled "Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder" featuring a wide assemblage of recent drawings and also a rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for. Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist.

PEZ: Magic Box in Harjuku, Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 22, 2012
The universal language of this video, produced by Mountain Dew in Japan and involving a Magic Box event going on in Harajuku, Tokyo this weekend, is skateboarding and the artwork of former Juxtapoz featured artist, PEZ. The SF-based graffiti artist has his famed pyramids and color style animated for each skater to navigate around.

Aslan's Pin-Up Skateboards

Erotica // Friday, March 09, 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.

Adek Skateboard Deck

Graffiti // Thursday, September 15, 2011
Theflopbox.com just posted an assortment of eye pleasing new photos, including this photo of an Adek Skateboard deck in collaboration with Ari Marcopoulos.  These skateboards were part of Ari’s new photography show, Abandon Sleep that opened last weekend at Ratio 3 gallery in San Francisco.  We have a feeling these are not normally priced skateboards and very limited.

éS' New Manwolfs Shoe by Corey Adams and Alex Craig

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
éS' new Manwolfs shoe designed by filmmakers Corey Adams and Alex Craig has officially dropped, so—naturally—why not release a short film in conjunction with, surrounding a day in the life of wearing said beastly shoes. We spoke with Corey and Alex about the burden of their creativity. Video and interview after the jump . . .

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.

Charles Krafft and the Non-Skateable Porcelain Skateboard

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Oh, you are actually supposed to skate on the skateboard, gotcha. We know skateboard decks as art has been around awhile, but for the most part, you can actually put some trucks and wheels on the board and actually skate. Charles Krafft has an extra obstacle for you in the skateboard as art game. Information after the jump . . .

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