'Common Practice' Book Explores Relationship Between Basketball and Contemporary Art

Published Apr 29 2021 at 5:19 PM GMT
  • Skira Art Books recently unveiled a new illustrated publication that explores the relationship between basketball and contemporary art.
  • Entitled Common Practice, the comprehensive tome shed lights on over a century of artwork from over 200 leading artists including Nina Chanel Abney, Emma Amos, Romare Bearden, Salvador Dal", Elaine de Kooning, Keith Haring, David Hammons, KAWS and more.
  • Common Practice is the first illustrated publication to analyze this overlap between art and sport.
  • "This book argues that the need to rehearse, discover and explore through the act of doing makes these two very different ideas of perfecting one's craft very similar", as per a description.
  • The book features statements by visual artist Carlos Rol'n who is best known for his interdisciplinary practice that explores themes of craft, ritual, beauty, spirituality and identity.


  • Published Apr 29, 2021 5:19 PM GMT