Ai Weiwei, The Whitehouse Ai Weiwei, The Whitehouse

The Skateroom #100DaysofTrump project features the politically charged works of Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey, both of which are not shy of getting political with their art.

Ai Weiwei's piece is inspired by a series of photographs shot by the artist from 1995 to 2003. Entitled Study of Perspective, the series documented the artist's travels to landmarks which mark the establishment, all of which he gave a certain hand gesture to.

Shepard Fairey, No Future Shepard Fairey, No Future

Street artists Shepard Fairey's offering, entitled No Future, rebukes discrimination and hatefully-charged political movements. ''The Skateroom collaboration is an evolution of the DIY silk screened skateboard I began making in the 90's, as an art canvas that could go on four wheels or a wall. These new boards are more refined art pieces, but the spirit of skateboard culture is what drives this new collaboration. No Future is a response to the election of Trump.''

Ai Weiwei commented on his involvement: ''My favourite word is 'act.' I am partnering with The Skateroom for that very reason.''

Ai Weiwei's works are priced at $3 000 each and available in a limited edition run of 666, with the first 66 signed by the artist. Fairey has produced No Future in an edition of 450, each priced at $450. The works will be sold  at The Skateroom online and during Art Market San Francisco. The Skateroom projects commission artists to create limited editions of artworks with proceeds supporting art institutions and non-profit projects.

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