An upcoming sneaker art exhibition will show how the humble shoe has been elevated into art. A Kaws x Air Jordan IV Retro (pictured) is among the exhibits in the show by auctioneer Philips in Hong Kong, and later Shanghai.

Are sneakers art? Kaws, Takashi Murakami, Damien Hirst think so – they created sneaker art for exhibition that shows how mainstream sneaker culture is

  • Sneaker culture has come a long way from its unglamorous roots, now commodified in auctions, e-commerce and exhibitions like one opening this week in Hong Kong
  • The shoes in the Tongue & Chic show are not for sale, but a later online auction will focus on street wear and street art
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An upcoming sneaker art exhibition will show how the humble shoe has been elevated into art. A Kaws x Air Jordan IV Retro (pictured) is among the exhibits in the show by auctioneer Philips in Hong Kong, and later Shanghai.
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