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Basquiat "Beat Bop" Triptych Deck
Both functional and expressive, this set of skateboard decks can be used for skating or adorning your wall. The boards were constructed with high-quality recycled maple wood. Sold only as a set, these three boards connected show Basquiat's album cover artwork Beat Bop.
• 7-ply of 100% North American Maple, bonded with Epoxy Resin
• Stronger than the industry standard 7-ply construction
• Longer deck life, holds “pop” longer
• Individually pressed to ensure every deck is exactly the same
• Every deck is held in a climate-controlled curing room to ensure no warpage
• Graphics utilize the multi-media aspects in the artwork, with both single level and raised ink areas
• Every deck made contributes towards the National Forest Foundation tree planting program
• Each board measures 8x36 in. (20.3x91.4 cm)
About the artwork: In 1983, Jean-Michel Basquiat produced one of the most valuable hip-hop records ever made: Beat Bop, a 10-minute single performed as a rap battle between K-Rob and Rammellzee, with the album jacket and vinyl art created by Basquiat himself.
Beat Bop, 1983
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Licensed by Artestar, New York