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Category ‚exhibitions‘

etnies Plus x Freshjive Shoe Collaboration Release

Rad Collector - etnies Plus x Freshjive Shoe Collaboration Release
etnies and Freshjive have a rad new collabo about to drop and have announced that they will be doubling down on the Herman Leonard photo exhibition at Reserve on Fairfax in LA next weekend to celebrate. Ill photos, a look at the shoe and a special performance by Joey Altruda and his Cocktail Crew are on the agenda for the evening. Unfortunately, riff raff will not be admitted.

Steve Ellis | Talking Trash

19 August 2009, 11.56 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - Steve Ellis Talking Trash
Ill painter and illustrator Steve Ellis, known for his work with Shut Skateboards, Frank151, and others is having an art show in NYC from September 18 through October 9 at gallery nine5 on Spring Street. Talking Trash kicks off with a party on Thursday, September 17 and will feature Ellis’ ultra realistic yet surreal renderings of cars, lighters, knives and assorted still lifes. Full info after the jump.

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Adaptive Action Sports x X-Games

06 August 2009, 20.55 | Posted in Competitions, Events, exhibitions | 1 comment »

Rad Collector - Adaptive Action Sports x X-Games
This is really some rad shit. You think dudes like P-Rod and Nate Adams are sick, imagine if they were missing an arm or a leg and still shredding that hard. Well that’s the deal with the nationally-recognized nonprofit Adaptive Action Sports, which just took their philosophy of “creating pathways for adaptive athletes” to a whole ‘nother level at this past X-Games. Summer X 15 featured both the Adaptive Skateboard Park Jam demo and the Adaptive Super X Moto X race. These guys are way sicker than anyone in the game. For more on Adaptive Action Sports go here. A couple more ill pics after the jump.

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Madsteez x Justin Fry x David Frey | Art Show

04 August 2009, 22.20 | Posted in Art, exhibitions, lifestyle | No comments »

Rad Collector - Madsteez x Justin Fry x David Frey Art Show
In more art news, Bandit Gallery in Echo Park, Los Angeles is hosting a rad show this Saturday August 8th featuring Madsteez, Justin Fry and David Frey. Expect ill craze from these three along with free drinks and some anti-hollywood LA realness. Full show info after the jump.

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Sk8face: Artists and Innovators

04 August 2009, 18.34 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions | No comments »

Rad Collector - Sk8face: Artists and Innovators
We told you about Sk8face a while back before there was any release info. Well it still isn’t out yet but it looks like the road to release is finally in motion. On Friday August 7th T & P Fine Art in Philadelphia will be hosting Sk8face: Artists and Innovators, an art show including many of the heads featured in the film. OG’s like Shepard Fairey, Wes Humpston, Andy Howell, Marc Mckee, Eli Gesner, Steve Olson, Sean Cliver, Chris Pastras, PD, Pat Nogho, Bart Saric, Matt French, and Klutch will have works on display and for sale in support of the films eventual premiere sometime in the fall. This is definitely a show worth making the trip to. Full event info after the jump.

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Vice 2009 Photo Show

15 July 2009, 13.28 | Posted in exhibitions, lifestyle, photography | No comments »

Rad Collector - 2009 Vice Photo Show
Vice is opening their annual photo exhibition this Thursday July 16 at the Spencer Brownstone Gallery in NYC. Featuring familiar vets like Angela Boatwright and Jerry Hsu as well as Vice mainstays like Terry Richardson and Richard Kern, there should be a pretty rad range of shit in the mix. Opening party starts at 6pm. Full lineup after the jump. Via Club Mumble.

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Mark Gonzales “SouthWest” Photos

10 July 2009, 11.18 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions | No comments »

Rad Collector - Mark Gonzales "SouthWest" Photos
As you know, the Gonz opened his show “SouthWest,” curated by Emma Reeves, at Half Gallery in NYC last night. Radcollector friend and contributor, Michael Cohen, was on hand and took a couple flicks. That’s the Gonz and Shut founder Rodney Smith demonstrating the pleasures of reaching OG status in the game. Check out some more pics after the jump.

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Mark Gonzales | SouthWest in NYC

09 July 2009, 14.25 | Posted in Art, Skateboarding, exhibitions | No comments »

Rad Collector - The Gonz in NYC
If you are in the Big Apple tonight, you’re in luck cause the Gonz is on town too and throwing an opening for his exhibition of new works, “SouthWest.” Yep you can go rub arms with the legend at Half Gallery in the LES from 6 to 8pm. If you aren’t yet in town, fret not, the exhibition is running all the way until August 2, so you’ve got some time. Half Gallery is located at 208 Forsyth street.

Mike Blabac x DC x powerHouse Release Party Recap

01 July 2009, 22.53 | Posted in Events, Skateboarding, collabs, exhibitions, photography | No comments »

Rad Collector - Mike Blabac x DC x powerHouse Release Party Recap
The Mike Blabac “Blabac Photo: The Art of Skateboard Photography,” and the Blabac Azure Mid NYC release party went down in usual off the hook fashion at the powerHouse arena in DUMBO on Tuesday night. The man himself was in the house with a stellar collection of prints essentially representing the crucial modern history of skateboarding while DC, Homage, Shut, etnies and more threw down 33.8 oz Sapporo’s and a nearly endless stream of asian delights. The best part, photographers always bring out the ladies. More photos by Mel D Cole after the jump.

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RAW x Matt Tanner

Rad Collector - RAW x Matt Tanner
Continuing their dedication to keeping things both pure and progressive at the same time, Ready Amongst Willing is releasing a collaborative series of decks, hats and tees today with artist and skateboarder Matt Tanner. Also an avid motorcycle builder, Tanner’s collection launched this past weekend at Assemble & Conquer with an exhibition that included original artwork as well as custom bikes. You can check out a full photo recap at 1152 Broadway. Go here for exclusive online availability. More looks at this great collection after the jump.

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