An invaluable resource,Art on Deckrepresents the most cohesive examination to date of Supreme's skateboard output.
For 25 years, Supreme's skateboard collaborations have represented an iconic intersection between art and skate culture, ultimately birthing an entire culture of skateboard art. This book features original images of all decks, including ultra-rare and unreleased pieces such as the "LV" Cease-and-Desist series, the "Japan-only Jesus,"and the Louis Vuitton x Supreme trunk, from the world's only complete collection, as well as "in-the-field" shots from noted photographers including Los Angeles-based @baariksgallery and Johannesburg's I See A Different You.
Exploring the history of Supreme's artistic collaborations, from pieces with now-legendary contemporary artists including Kaws, Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Christopher Wool, Jeff Koons, and Richard Prince, as well as underground icons including Raymond Pettibon, Harmony Korine, and Larry Clark,Art on Deckcontains original photography, artist interviews, and discussion from the design and fashion critic Byron Hawes.
Byron Hawes is a writer, designer, and curator who splits time between NYC, LA, and Shanghai. He is the founder and editor of the underground design magazine The Après Garde, and co-founder of I-V, a boutique architecture and design firm that has done projects including a recording studio and offices for OVO Sound, Campari's Canadian HQ, and Spin. He is the senior editor at Flofferz, and a contributing editor at both Fucking Young and SidewalkHustle. He has served as a contributing editor for both Hypebeast and HighSnobiety and as a consulting editor at Architectural Digest China, as well as contributing to publications including Vice, Wallpaper, Monocle, and more. Additionally, he has authored the books Drop, Art on Deck, Façades, and others.
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"Art on Deck... exemplifies [powerHouse Books'] strengths when it comes to brand collaborations. ... Art on Deck not only documents all the rare decks, but also shows them in action in their natural habitats."