Every week we spotlight the best art drops by notable artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass limited-edition artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and so much more.
For this week’s installment, the WOAW Store purveys The Skateroom’s collaboration sets with Ai Weiwei, the Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate and Steven Harrington, while Print Them All teams up with Michael Reeder on the Last Gasp lithograph editions. Elsewhere, Avant Arte will soon launch new editions with Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama, Ari Marcopolous releases his new Entropy book at the Los Angeles Book Fair, and Nina Chanel unveils exclusive T-shirts at Coachella worn by Pusha T.
View the full list below.
The WOAW Store Releases The Skateroom’s Artist Skateboard Sets
Release Date: Available in-store
Release Price: $500-$750 USD
The WOAW Store in Hong Kong is now stocking The Skateroom’s collaborative skateboard editions with Ai Weiwei, the Jean-Michel Basquiat estate, and Steven Harrington. For Weiwei, the influential artist’s Study of Perspective – White House photograph is emblazoned on three decks to form one composition when mashed together. Moreover, Basquiat’s Trumpet artwork is featured in another triptych while Harrington’s psychedelic Rosé visual is embellished in another.
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Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Michael Reeder & Print Them All Launch Last Gasp Lithographs
Release Date: April 16 at 9 a.m. PDT on Print Them All’s website
Release Price: $550 USD each and $990 USD for the set
Michael Reeder teamed up with Print Them All on a series of limited lithographs. Entitled Last Gasp, the collaborative offering consists of two unique editions in red and blue. Reeder’s signature pattern elements surround a life-like portrait with smoke billowing from its eyes to complete the shared composition. Altogether, each hand-cut edition measures 38.19 inches by 29.92 inches, made using four colors printed with a Marinoni press, and limited to 99 units per variant.
Tomokazu Matsuyama & Avant Arte to Drop Two Limited Edition Prints
Release Date: April 17tg at 10 a.m. EST on Avant Arte’s website
Release Price: $988 USD each
Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama joined forces with Avant Arte on two limited-edition prints: She’s So Sweet Ride and Jaded Sunshine. Both tondo pieces are set to arrive in an edition of 75, the works spotlight Matsuyama’s intricate compositions that merge pop culture visuals and traditional Japanese motifs. Materials-wise, the 73 centimeters-in-diameter prints were made using mixed media and screen printed with pearlescent and high gloss for a sleek finish.
Ari Marcopolous Releases New Entropy Book at LA Book Fair
Release Date: Available now at LA book fair table N18
Release Price: $33 USD, contact @Roma.Publications for inquiries
Multifaceted artist Ari Marcopoulous presented his latest book entitled Entropy at the Los Angeles Book Fair. The body of work features portraits, street scenes, and landscapes from Marcopoulous’ past travels in international cities such as Tokyo, Lebanon, New Orleans, Brooklyn, as well as across the California coast. Portraiture consists of celebrities, artists and close friends. Head over to Idea Books’ website to learn more.
Nina Chanel Abney Creates Exclusive Coachella T-Shirts for Pusha T
Release Date: Available at the Coachella festival
Release Price: TBC
This Monday, Nina Chanel Abney took to Instagram to unveil exclusive long-sleeve T-shirts designed especially for Pusha T to wear during his Coachella performance. The tees are embellished with the artist’s saturated motifs portraying skiers, lettering, and color-blocking that draws comparisons to vintage Polo Sport graphics. Only 200 tees are available. Contact Nina Chanel for further inquiries.