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Kaylyn Webster’s ‘Commune (verb)’ Art Display at the Dixon Art Gallery Memphis

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The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is located in Memphis. The location features beautiful landscaping and the rotating art shows present both popular and rising artists. This video shares work from Memphian Kaylyn Webster. The series features many paintings based on the artist’s family and gives heavy Kehinde Wiley and Ernie Barnes vibes. The showing is…

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Onitsuka Presents Tiger Gallery™ | The Merging of Art and Sneaker Culture

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  The first exhibition will be held at the London flagship store Godwin Champs Namuyimba’s exhibition at the London flagship store Source: Art Gallery Project offering international support for creativity and craftsmanship Establishing Tiger Gallery™ In celebrating ASICS Onitsuka Tiger’s Tiger Gallery concept, there is an opportunity to discuss why the combination of sneakers and…

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As ABG acquires Reebok, Artist Adam Port Joins Drops a Limited SHAQ ATTAQ – Art, Signed by Shaq

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NOW AVAILABLE Pump It Up (Reebok Pump Shaq Attaq Retro “Orlando” 2017) $899 SIGNED BY SHAQ Edition Size –  ONLY 32 SIGNED PRINTS Print Size –  25” X 33” Signed and numbered by Adam. Source: SHAQ ATTAQ – Limited Edition, Signed by Shaq From Adam Port “One of the first pair of sneakers I wanted…

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Poet, Painter and Emcee Bennie Herron Drops Museema Art Tee Collection

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Bennie Herron not only shares a similar name to the legendary Gil-Scott, but he also shares a talent for poetry. The emcee was a part of the legendary Masters of the Universe crew out of San Diego and performed from Daygo to Los Angeles, while also holding it down as a member of the Taco…

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Dope S–t I Like | KIMANHI BOLDEN CREATIVE SPACE – Modern Cubist Design

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My website is a working design portfolio and blog (pictured REIGN MAN). Source: KIMANHI BOLDEN CREATIVE SPACE Anyone who knows me, is aware of my dream to open an art gallery. We were married in my brother Herb’s Gallery 504 and I hosted open mics at the venue. That place was my soul and I…

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Break Dance by Adam Port Captures the Timeless Power and Grace of B-Boying

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In 2018, Adam announced a new project: A series of paintings based on his own photographs taken in and around the greatest city in the world – New York. The series was inspired by some of the great Photorealist painters from the late 1960’s to present, including Richard Estes, Robert Cottingham and Ralph Goings. Source:…

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Sneaker Art | Pre-Order Laces Out (Adidas Superstars Retro 2014) by Adam Port

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Source: Laces Out (Adidas Superstars Retro 2014) ABOUT THE ART Laces Out started with an idea to present the sneaker without laces, a la Run-D.M.C. The Superstars, which were originally designed for basketball but also have roots in Hip-Hop, were one of the first 4 pairs of sneakers that Adam selected for his “Art of the Sole” series. …

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This is a Painting, No B.S., It’s a Painting | You Should Be Following ‘ Art of Adam Port’

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Social media and websites for Adam Port: https://adamport.com/ https://www.instagram.com/artofadamport/ https://youtube.com/artofadamport https://twitter.com/@artofadamport A few weeks ago I did an unrolling and framing of my print from Adam Port. The views haven’t been crazy and it showed me that my appreciation for art and sneaker culture is a bit different than most people. This probably stems from…

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Insider Ties Ep. 189 | Framing My “Art of the Sole” Print by Adam Port

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Art of the Sole by Adam Port: https://adamport.com/art-of-the-sole/ Frame It Now: https://www.frameitnowinc.com/ Photorealism artist Adam Port is finally rolling out the prints from the Art of the Sole Collection. I have print 5 of 9 of the Air Jordan 1 High OG, signed by Adam. In this video I visit Memphis’ Frame It Now to…

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Private Viewing – “Art of the Sole” at George Billis Gallery

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As New York City enters Phase 2, George Billis Gallery will now be offering private viewings for Art of the Sole. Tuesday – Saturday,  11am – 5pm 525 W 26th St, New York, NY If you would like to set up an appointment to view Adam‘s collection of sneaker paintings or if you would like additional information,  please contact us here. ___ See below…

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ART OF THE SOLE by Adam Port is an Amazing Collection of Photorealistic Sneaker Art (Video)

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ART OF THE SOLE With this series of paintings, Adam Port examines Sneaker Culture through his photorealistic paintings of some of the most iconic sneakers from the past 50 years. Each painting celebrates the history of the icons who wore them as well as Source: ART OF THE SOLE I could have easily led this…

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Native Voices, 1950s to Now: Art for a New Understanding | Brooks Museum: Brian Jungen The Commercialization of Culture

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Source: http://www.brooksmuseum.org/current It isn’t often that I get to combine my love for art and my passion for sneakers as it relates to traditional artistic endeavors beyond shoe construction and customizing. There are a number of occasions where sneakers play prominently in the medium used for creating visual art. My daughter created a photography series…

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Dope S–t I Like | Sneaker Literature: Sneakers x Culture: Collab printed by Rizzoli New York

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Source: Sneakers x Culture: Collab – Rizzoli New York Sneaker culture is now mainstream. While purists tend to complain about this, the beauty is that as culture is integrated into our daily lexicon and line of sight, we begin to see studies, documentaries and art exhibits. I may have written the first academic/research driven book…

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KICKNKNOWLEDGE Presents From the Feet Up with Sean “OSD Paper Chaser” Williams

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  The fact that in NYC public transportation facilities offer art display space seems like an acknowledgement that the bombers in Wild Style have earned the respect of the city. At least that’s how I see it. Sneaker Culture I feel is the left out aspect of Hip-Hop. Voices like that of Sean Williams are…

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Insider Ties: Ep. 156 | Sneaker Photography Project with My Daughter (Part 1 & Part 2)

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In this episode I share a part of our summer routine. Every year my daughter and I set up a week long art camp. When I was young, my mom didn’t have time to nurture my artistic skills. She was working too hard and my father wasn’t in the picture. My wife noticed my daughter’s…

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For the Culture! From The Feet Up: Sneakers, Hip-Hop, and New York…

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This is one of those times I wish I could take a quick flight up to NYC and then fly back to edit the video from an art exhibit that details the rich history of kicks in THE city. Words from Sean Williams: Greetings Everyone!   If you’re receiving this email it is because you’re…

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Dope S–t I Like: Toronto’s Rapture by Bua | Art

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“Toronto’s Rapture” is a tribute to Vince Carter and his indelible impact he’s had on the Toronto culture. As a young man I was always in awe of this slam dunking super hero. I was part of the “Vinsanity” mania. As a Toronto Raptor, Vince Carter and T-Dot fan, this painting was my fate. Source:…

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adidas Originals Nails it When Art is at the Forefront | Daniel Arsham ‘New York Present’ 

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Source: adidas Originals by Daniel Arsham | Chapter 2 of ‘Hourglass’ Film | ‘New York PRESENT’ Sneaker Release I’ve had a number of serious complaints and issues with adidas in regard to the repetitive nature of their footwear designs. I’ve written several articles including my recent analysis of the Prophere. I Really Want to Like…

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Beyond Kicks: Dave White | Artist

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Dave White is a contemporary British Artist who dedicates his work to celebrating popular culture and interpreting emotive issues. Source: Dave White | Artist Most sneakerheads know of Dave White as the man behind one of the most successful redesigns of an Air Jordan 1. The Wings version created by the artist remains a grail…

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