HAND-SIGNED EDITION by Raymond Pettibon
THE SKATEROOM is excited to launch its second collaboration with American artist Raymond Pettibon, once again exploring the internationally acclaimed artist’s surfer-themed works.
This time, the set of six decks, takes on a bigger scale. In the spirit of Hokusai’s wave, Raymond Pettibon illustrates the magnitude of Nature over Man with this exclusive hand-signed limited edition of 50.
- HAND-SIGNED ON DECK BY RAYMOND PETTIBON
- LIMITED SKATEBOARD EDITION OF 50
- PRODUCED AND NUMBERED BY THE SKATEROOM IN 2020
- GUARANTEED BY THE SKATEROOM
- © RAYMOND PETTIBON – COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER
- SET OF 6 SKATEBOARD DECKS
- EACH DECK MEASURES APPROXIMATIVELY 31X8IN (80X20CM)
- 1 WALL MOUNT INCLUDED PER DECK FOR EASY SETUP
THE SKATEROOM is CO2 neutral, chooses to source its skateboard wood from certified sustainable forests, and uses water-based ink for its prints. All skateboard decks are made of 7 PLY GRADE A Canadian maple wood.
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Art for Social Impact
This edition of Raymond Pettibon will help raise $50,000 to finish the construction of Skateistan’s skate school in Bamyan, Afghanistan as well as the programs for their students.
Skateistan is an international award-winning NGO using skateboarding and education as a catalyst to drive positive social change. By expanding to a fifth location in Bamyan, Central Afghanistan, Skateistan is continuing its mission to empower children living in underprivileged circumstances. Comprising classroom spaces for creative learning and a skatepark and sports area, the Skate School will be able to offer a safe space for around 800 children per week.
ABOUT RAYMOND PETTIBON
Raymond Pettibon’s (b. 1957) influential oeuvre engages a wide spectrum of American iconography variously pulled from literature, art history, philosophy, religion, politics, sports, and alternative youth culture, among other sources. Intermixing image and text, his drawings engage the visual rhetoric of pop and commercial culture while incorporating language from mass media as well as classic texts by writers such as William Blake, Marcel Proust, John Ruskin, and Walt Whitman.
Museum collections that hold works by the artist include the Baltimore Museum of Art; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin; Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Tate Gallery, London; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Raymond Pettibon lives and works in New York.