Sunday, 18 July 2010

The Hip-Hop Art of Mike Leavitt

Bone Thugs and Harmony Action Figures
2007 for the groups video

U.S. artist Mike Leavitt uses a lot of Hip-Hop imagery and recycled materials in his work. Very interetsing stuff!

CONTACT: 206-853-0925

Beach Glass 40 of Olde E
2006 - 12 in. x 4 in. x 4 in.
found beach glass glued to glass bottle of Olde English 800 malt liquor. hand-painted, acrylic label.

For more info on Rap & 40's - The Corporate/Rap cross over. A look at Hip Hop's first real Corporate endorsement. Click here

Cardboard Adidas Gazelle
2008 - 12 in. x 4 in. x 6 in.
an Adidas Gazelle in cut, glued, and oil-stained cardboard to replicate the original shoe.

Cardboard Jordan III
2009 - 16 in. x 4 in. x 7 in.
an Air Jordan in cut, glued, and acrylic-painted cardboard to replicate the original shoe.

Originally found here

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