Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder
Mike Giant, solo show
July 20 - August 11, 2012

 

- Opening night photos

 

 



Checkers and Cholas
marker on paper, unframed
11 x 14

8 Pool
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24

Death and Love
marker on paper, unframed
11 x 14

Calavera Ripper
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24


Favorite Sk8 Shapes
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24

His and Hers
marker on paper, unframed
11 x 14

Inverted
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24

Large Rebel 8
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24


Ramp Rats
marker on paper, unframed
18 x 24

Tiger and Snake
marker on paper, unframed
11 x 14


Skater Girls - Allie
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"

Skater Girls - Anna
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"

Skater Girls - Ashley
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"

Skater Girls - Jo
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"


Skater Girls - Karina
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"

Skater Girls - Lindsey
premium injet print, unframed
edition of 10, signed & numbered
18" x 24"

 

Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder
Mike Giant, solo show
July 20 - August 11, 2012 2012

@FFDG
2277 Mission St.
San Francisco, California USA

 

San Francisco, CA -- FFDG is pleased to present San Francisco based artist Mike Giant in his first highly anticipated solo show with the gallery entitled "Confessions of an Old Dirty Skateboarder" featuring a wide assemblage of recent drawings and also a rare opportunity to view Giant's personal collection of skateboards he illustrated the graphics for, including boards from his early career. There will be an opening reception for the show on Friday, July 20th (7-10pm). The artist will be present. Beer and wine will be available.

"I'm a product of my generation. I grew up through the 80s and was drawn to the punk rock and hip-hop cultures simultaneously", Giant said in a recent interview. "I threw myself in headfirst. A lot of those things were about personal expression, and also an anti-establishment attitude like, "We don't need you, we have our own thing." That's the backbone of who I am to this day".

San Francisco based Mike Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist. Black ink is Giant's specialty and whether his medium is concrete, paper or skin, his signature style - inspired by Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration - is unmistakable. Mike Giant has worked in media covering, graffiti, design, fine art, photography and tattooing, making him one of the most celebrated and versatile artists of his generation. He has shown in galleries around the world.

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