Immortalizing the Nike corporation's timeline of limited brand collaborations, rare colorways, technical developments, and notorious releases —this inventory of oil-on-canvas portraits of highly coveted and collectible must-have Nike sneakers are shelved with handler-friendly shrink-wrapping protection. Made in China in a manufacturing fashion similar to the actual subject matter, these works are painted in scale to the artist's own shoe size of 10.5

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© ​ALAN BELCHER 2013

“NIKE Air Force 1 Low” 2014

Oil on canvas 15" x 15 inches 38cm x 38cm Private collection, Toronto The name “Air Force 1” references the POTUS airplane, however these are also known as “The Uptowns” because this model was favored by Harlem inner-city youth. Released in low, mid and high styles; the identifying “deubré” medallion remains constant, secured to the bottom laces inscribed with “AF-1 ’82” —in a circular shape before the rectangular redesign in 2007.

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