Artist Victor Solomon’s Exhibit “Promised Land”. Hand-ground, gold leafed Tiffany style stained glass, 24k gold plated custon hoop + chain.
"Popularized by George Gervin, the Blazer was Nike's first shoe designed specifically for basketball - an innovation that pivoted the trajectory of the brand, sport and culture at large. Here, anointed in a proprietary silver deposit process, they symbolize the evolution of what began as utility equipment ascending class to luxurious status symbol as the bourgeoisie adopted basketball culture. "
Artist Victor Solomon’s exhibit “Xanadu” in conjunction with NBA All Star Weekend 2018 in Los Angeles
Victor Solomon X CHINATOWN MARKET
MOONSHOT VS.004 - Porcelain, gold dust and resin, edition of 33 unique pieces, available now at Literally Balling
Kintsugi - the ancient Japanese practice of ceramic repair, celebrates a vessel’s imperfections by re-joining it’s parts with gold dust and resin - highlighting cracks and repairs as formative parts of an object’s history.
In collaboration with ceramicist Brock Deboer, MOONSHOT VS.004 parallels this philosophy, allegorically memorializing the challenges of an athlete’s journey by constructing, destroying and repairing a porcelain basketball with this storied process.
23 Karat gold foil stamp on 7mm mylar substrate. 10”X10”. Edition of 100 for sale exclusively at Literally Balling
Artist Victor Solomon was commissioned by The Boston Celtics to craft this piece for NBA Champion Paul Pierce’s Jersey Retirement Ceremony