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Art April, 15 2011

Levi’s x MOCA Trucker Jackets – Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, etc

The Levi’s Film Workshop is opening to the public this Sunday at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) within “Art in the Streets.” At the Film Workshop, the story of graffiti and street art will come to life through a series of collaborative film and video projects.

As part of this project, Levi’s will partner with MOCA on a limited edition Trucker Jacket series, featuring original artwork by 10 exhibiting artists from “Art in the Streets:” Andre, Chaz Bojorquez, CRASH, Keith Haring, KR, Neckface, Lady Pink, REVOK, Kenny Scharf and Shepard Fairey. The collection serves as a retrospective within the world of street art, as the jackets will be released in chronological order from when each artist began in the field.

Each of the ten jackets (produced in a run of 50 per design) is packaged in a special Levi’s x MOCA box. The first three jackets – by Chaz Bojorquez, Crash and Lady Pink will go on sale this Sunday at 11am at the MOCA (as soon as the Geffen Contemporary’s doors open). All proceeds from the sale of the jackets will benefit MOCA and its community programs.

See the full range of jackets, and the drop schedule, after the jump.


4/17: Chaz Bojorquez’s Black Trucker (Chaz started writing in 1969) & Crash’s Zap Trucker (Crash started writing in 1975) & Lady Pink’s Women’s Bohemian Trucker (Lady Pink started writing in 1979)

4/23: Kenny Scharf’s Dark Summit Trucker (Kenny started painting in 1979)

5/14: Andre’s Rigid Trucker (Andre started painting in 1985)

6/4: KR’s Black Trucker (KR started writing in 1989)

6/18: Revok’s Dark Summit Trucker (Revok started writing in 1989)

7/2: Shepard Fairey’s Dark Summit Trucker (Shepard started posting in 1989)

7/16: Neck Face’s Black Trucker (Neck Face started writing in 2000)

8/6: Keith Haring’s Rigid Trucker (Keith starting writing in 1979)

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