Krooked x Stephen McClintock 'BARK_MRAD' Collaboration

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Krooked Skateboards recently presented a new collaboration with NYC artist Stephen MCclintock featuring 2 LTD decks, a 28 page zine with artwork by Mark Gonzales and a short film, BARK_MRAD with Mark Gonzales and Brad Cromer in NYC.

50/50 A Skatepark Fundraiser Auction

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 25, 2013
Over 100 celebrated artists from the art, music and skateboarding, including many from the Juxtapoz family have come together to help Project LOOP raise money for a skatepark for the kids of Taylor, Texas. LOOP students wrote letters to over 100 artists around the country to work on raw skateboard decks that will be auctioned off to raise funds. Artists include Aaron Draplin, Billy Joe Armstrong, Don Pendleton, Dennis McNett, Michael Sieben, Skinner, Travis Millard, Mel Kadel, and many more!

Photos from Girl and Chocolate's Pretty Sweet U.S. Tour by Sam Smyth

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sam Smyth is a native of San Francisco and works as the team manager for Girl and Chocolate skateboards, a post he has held for over 14 years. He's a rad dude and he still shoots film, which holds a lot of stock with us. The photos you are about to see were shot this summer during the Pretty Sweet U.S. Tour, as 32 day haul across this fair land. Good dudes, good times. 

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.

Video: Menace Beach

Street Art // Saturday, August 17, 2013
The Berlin artist duo, Low Bros with assistance fromTobias Wüstefeld, have made this shredding video with animation entitled “Menace Beach” in homage to the birth of skateboarding. “Instead of re-hashing the past, the Low Bros are trying to re-capture the attitude and feeling of those early skate-innovators together through a multi-media film that references the different eras and influences of skate history.” Skaters on old school boards with futuristic masks; a good watch to get you motivated to hit your board.

Miami Beach Police tazer kid to death after doing graffiti

Graffiti // Thursday, August 08, 2013
Once again the excessive force taken by police officers has taken center stage in Miami, where local police tasered an 18-year-old boy to death Tuesday night after chasing him for doing graffiti. Israel Hernandez who was a skateboarder and artist, was doing graffiti on an abandoned McDonalds, which led to a chase and the eventual tasering. Hernandez recently launched his own skateboard line and had a number of shows featuring his artwork in local galleries. His sister was quoted saying, “He wanted to change the world somehow through art.” 

Self-Portraits by Fabiano Rodrigues

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
Sao Paulo-based photographer and ex-pro skater Fabiano Rodrigues has taken a wonderful series of self-portraits of himself skating in superbly chosen and composed locations, often museums, and outside/in architectural landmarks around the city. Taken with a Hasselblad and remote control, the one off prints explore "the history and repertoire of skateboarding movements, particularly its relationship with the city, its architecture and urban furniture."

Road Rash Skate Deck by Marc Jacobs

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 08, 2013
American fashion designer Marc Jacobs is taking his world-famous brand into the skate world with the debut of this limited edition deck. The deck features a seven-ply Canadian maple construction and retails at $69. Watch the introductory video below featuring 15-year-old skater Tristen Maldonado.

Ed Templeton x Leica Video

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Ed Templeton, the photographer, fine artist, and former professional skater who we have had in the magazine over the years (most recently, the February 2012 issue) was recently the subject of a Leica produced interview and video spotlight. And, because we are dealing with a Leica, its a bit on the classy side.

Jordan Hoffart Pro Model x Vernon Courtlandt Johnson

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 03, 2011
Powell-Peralta has dropped Jordan Hoffart’s pro model, The Hoffart Pegasus, which features one-of-a-kind graphics by Vernon Courtlandt Johnson. This marks VCJ’s first commercial offering since his anticipated return to Powell-Peralta.
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