The Skateboard Encyclopedic Print

This infographic-inspired artwork takes an encyclopedia-style look at everyday objects.
created by

Gene Rogovitz

$25.00 - 60.00

created by

Gene Rogovitz

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Extreme Art

Inspired by how vintage encyclopedia graphics achieve the maximum visual impact with deceptively simple and minimalist layouts, artist Gene Rogovitz created his stark "info-graphic" series as an homage to these bygone books and well-known objects. Like an artifact displayed in a museum, Rogovitz memorializes this free-styling ride in his punchy print that is filled with facts about the skateboard's first appearance and the history of the design. With timeless graphic appeal and a slick aesthetic, this print will make skateboarders of any stripe flip, from rookies to pro skaters. Designed and printed on Long Island, New York.

For more prints in this series, check out The Bicycle, The Surfboard and The LP.

Gene Rogovitz studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where he received his degree in Graphic Design. He went on to receive his Masters in Art Education from CW Post, and is now a Technology teacher at West Babylon High School teaching Graphic Communications.

His vision is to capture the essence of the ocean and its many components, inspired by the variety of salt-aged goodness that lives and thrives in the sea. With over 25 years spent surfing—both locally on Long Island and in many locations worldwide—he draws from this major influence in his life.

Made in the USA
Made from
100 lb. paper, MDF wood
Framed: 19" H x 13" W ; Unframed: 17" H x 11" W
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Framed version arrives ready to hang. Unframed version arrives rolled.
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