Archive for the 'kicks as art' Category

Triple Stan Smith Burger w/Cheese

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A little something I came across for you to feast your eyes on. Three beef patties, lettuce, tomato and cheese, with a crispy bun, served on asphalt.

Periodically I come across sneaker food pics like this, but I’m sure there are plenty that I haven’t seen. If you have any in your archives, please send to thestreetsneak@gmail.com.

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Blazer Pentium 1.0

Photo courtesy of engadget.com

Have any of you dorks seen these yet? Self proclaimed “junk artist” Gabriel Dishaw recently paid homage to the Nike Blazer with what he is calling the “Blazer Pentium 1.0.” I can’t speak on the wearability of these custom kicks, but what sneakerhead is overly concerned with comfort anyway? Keep reading for more pics.

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Cardboard Shoes by Mike Leavitt

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Remember kids, recycling not only helps save the world but also provides designers with new mediums for high design!

Be sure to check out Mike’s work now on view at Fuse Gallery.

– via Josh Spear via Arrested Motion

Guggenheim 50

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Yesterday I was uptown to check out the new Kandinsky exhibition at the Guggenheim. The museum is turning 50 this year and was letting everyone in for free for one day only. I was also banking that I’d spot some cool art kids in some cool art kicks. How could I not go?

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Sneakers as Art

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The picture above was snapped at the Lyons Weir Gallery in NYC as part of their Fusion exhibit. The artists name is Tait Roelofs, but he goes simply by T8 (his artwork is vastly more creative than his art name). One of the coolest parts of the piece is that the hanging shoes are actually made from the pieces of canvas that were cut out.

Keep reading for more pics and info.

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