Marc McKee at bastard store

by davidelp 22 April 2011

Marc McKee and his artwork have been hosted at the bastard store during the days of Milan Design Week, too bad Marc packed everything up on tuesday and flew back to LA with his precious load of skateboards, sketches, drawings and stickers.

Thanks to Marc – who’s also the hand behind – to Blast! Distribution and to everyone who came by to behold the exhibition of a milestone in the history of skateboarding.

An interview with Marc aired on RAI5 inside the show Cool Tour on Wednesday, April 20th, here the video. [It’s italian language only, needs Microsoft Silverlight !? and starts at 00:08:38 …sorry for this]

A few copies of the book are still available at the bastard store along with the few silkscreen prints left, which were issued in a limited series of 30 pieces.
The graphic, which you can see in the photo above, is the Jesus taken from the famous Gabriel Rodriguez pro model for 101.

WARNING: The Art of Marc McKee at bastard store

by davidelp 22 April 2011

Marc McKee’s art was so controversial that they had an entire wall of Cease and Desist orders for his graphics at World…

Rodney Mullen

Blast Distribution presents WARNING: The Art of Marc McKee, italian premiere at bastard store, via Scipio Slataper 19, Milano.

Grand opening on Wednesday April 13,  at 6:00PM, presenting the book on Marc McKee – the illustrator who changed skateboard graphics forever – and some of his greatest artwork and decks.

WARNING: The Art of Marc McKee was realized by Winston Tseng, Art director at Enjoi Skateboards. 96 pages to show Marc McKee’s art, from his early works in the 80s to nowadays.

Marc has produced more than a 1000 skateboard graphics, mainly for World Industries, blind and 101. Some of which are milestones in the history of skateboarding, basically all the controversial and uncomfortable ones…