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 Foamposite One 1997" 2013

Oil on canvas, shrink-wrapped 15" x 15 inches 38cm x 38cm The sculptural quality of the shoe and its ability to mold to the wearer’s foot broke new ground in experimental sneaker design. The entire upper, mid, and outsole were made from a single cast of synthetic material and was inspired by a molded sunglass case. The signature shoe of Orlando Magic's Penny Hardaway only came in Dark Neon Royal Blue, and was originally designed by Eric Avar (Nike's current VP of Design and Innovation).

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