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Art December, 5 2008

Nike 6.0 And The Athlete Recovery Fund Present The Lightening Bolt Art Show

The Lightning Bolts Art Show, presented by Nike 6.0, has aligned with the Athlete Recovery Fund for a final exhibit Dec. 11th- Dec 14th at the historic Montalbán Theater in Hollywood. Original works from over 40 artists will be exhibited than auctioned off online to raise money for ARF to aid injured action sports athletes. The online auction will begin Weds. Dec. 10th at 8:00 PM and end Weds. Dec. 14th at 2:00 Pm. For info on contributing artists, an online gallery, and to submit a bid for original art visit www.athleterecoveryfund.com/lightningbolts.

Head to the jump to learn more about the exhibit and check more of the work.

Lightning Bolts is a BMX-inspired exhibit created around the historic introduction of BMX as an Olympic sport. Nike 6.0 teamed up with BMX Hall of Famer, Bob Haro, recreating his iconic number plate as a blank canvas. A select group of contemporary artists, each sharing a cultural connection to BMX, were invited to partake. Unique works from artists such as Nick Philip, Andy Jenkins, Rich Hansen, and Michael Lau debuted in Beijing, China on May 13th and have since shown in Portland, OR, and Tokyo. The final exhibit will show at The Montalbán Theatre in Los Angeles, CA from Dec. 10th- Dec. 14th.

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