New Spectacular Skateboard Artwork by Haroshi
We interviewed Haroshi in May 2010 so it’s great to see how he’s developed.
His new work features astounding and colorful carvings of a fire hydrant, a full length arm, an enormous skateboard wheel, a playable guitar, and an unfinished dog head. The dog sculpture where the back has been left unfinished ismour favourite with the jagged edges sticking out, revealing the original material. Via:[www.mymodernmet.com]
Tokyo Pop Underground, curated by Tokyo gallerist Shinji Nanzuka, explores the complex history of Japanese contemporary art from the 1960s to the present through the works of thirteen artists who emerged from pop and underground culture.
Using 65 maple wood skateboards as his canvas, Gregor has laser etched each board with the names of his closest friends, family and heroes. Solid, three dimensional and practical, each board is meaningful and unique. Each board’s individuality is reflected also in the unique markings and patterns of the maple wood.
Liverpool Biennial has commissioned South Korean artist Koo Jeong A to create a glow-in-the-dark skate park for Everton Park (it’ll be like this one she designed in Vassiviere Island in France)
Haroshi’s first art print.