A hundred skateboards illustrated by Adam Neate are to be hung in London’s Blink Gallery this month before going on sale across the UK. The exhibition, which runs from 22-26 April, is the first of a new venture by Clown Skateboards, called Clown Collectibles, which will produce one-off short run items for sale at normal prices. Decks will be available to buy in skate shops for £50 from May. Clown Skateboards is five years old this year and has always had close associations with artists. Its logo and first range of decks were designed by Banksy.
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