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!
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