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This Artist Sold His Knockoff Supreme Skateboard for $20,000


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Artnet News reports that British artist Adrian Wilson recently sold the “world’s most expensive skateboard” on eBay for $20,000. The Supreme Mundi board features a detailed knockoff version of the Supreme logo on a wooden artist palette with wheels underneath.

“This isn’t just a usable novelty skateboard,” he said in a statement. “This is a commentary on the 500 year wide artistic and financial hypebubble we are in right now.”

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💲🎨 SOLD! . #salvatormundi #supreme #suprememundi @boweryboogie @conartistnyc @jerrysaltz #armoryshow

A post shared by Adrian Wilson (@interiorphotography) on Mar 8, 2019 at 3:02pm PST

According to Wilson, Supreme Mundi was inspired by the sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi in 2017 for $450 million followed by Sotheby’s recent sale of Supreme skateboard decks for $800,000. Wilson assures that the board is fully functional and was tested by New York-based skaters before it was displayed at the Con Artist Collective during the two-week eBay sale.

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Spent a week with different skaters roadtesting SUPREME MUNDI, the World's Most Expensive Skateboard. Drops tomorrow at 119 Ludlow Street, NYC. 🎵 by @bodegabk #suprememundi

A post shared by Adrian Wilson (@interiorphotography) on Feb 24, 2019 at 1:34pm PST

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The closing parties for sold out gallery shows at @conartistnyc are the best! Couldn't have put this together without you guys. Awesome artist support as always. #conartistcollective #conartistnyc #suprememundi

A post shared by Adrian Wilson (@interiorphotography) on Mar 13, 2019 at 6:52am PDT

Jon Satin, a former gallery owner, purchased the board on behalf of a private client, who is regarded as a “private high end collector.” For the full story, head over to Artnet News.

Would you have copped this knockoff Supreme board for $20,000? Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments section below.



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