Sunday, March 29, 2015

Thrashin' Opens April 11 at myplasticheart

It's that time of year again! For our fourth annual show at mph in NYC, we're diving head first into the art of 80's skateboard graphics! Read on for all of the details from myplasticheart!
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myplasticheart presents our annual collaboration with creative documentarians Studio Miners. This year we delve into nostalgic 80’s skate culture with a tribute to the influential skateboard graphic arts scene prevalent at the time.

In our travels as the Studio Miners, we seek out collectors, those who have an itch to surround themselves with the sometimes wacky and weird and often inspiring and nostalgic. The collection we run into most frequently, whether limited to a handful or an entire room, is vintage skateboards. So many of our peers look to the designs of VCJ, Jim Phillips, and Pushead (to name a few) from influential 80s skate companies like Vision, Santa Cruz, and Powell Peralta to draw inspiration for today’s paintings and products. Our latest curatorial effort, Thrashin’, is a tribute to those significant graphics re-imagined by over 15 of our favorite artists, so this April, get ready for some of the raddest, totally gnarly graphics to bring you back in time – Live to thrash, dude!” – Studio Miners

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday April 11th 2015 7-10pm. Exhibition runs through May 9th 2015.

Participating artists:
Brian Butler
Flying Fortress
Andy Foltz
Jake Hope
Michael Hsiuang
Sean Kernick
Abe Lincoln Jr.
Phil Lumbang
Podgy Panda
Clams Rockefeller
Chris RWK
Smut Villain
Mr. Walters

Artwork influenced by 80's skateboard graphics
Opening Reception Saturday, April 11th, 2015 7 – 10pm
Exhibition runs through March 9th, 2015
Curated by Studio Miners

myplasticheart toy store & gallery
210 Forsyth St.
New York NY 10002

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