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Nike LeBron 9 ‘Watch the Throne’ Sculpture by VanShun

January 16, 2012 BY / 27

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When the Nike LeBron 9 ‘Watch the Throne’ popped up it was a case of the age-old “life imitating art” thing, with the painstaking detail of the sneaker mimicking the cover art to Jay-Z and Kanye West’s collabo album of the same name. Looks like things have come full circle now, with art imitating life this time around, as a fellow by the name of VanShun has put together this killer display piece in tribute to that most-unattainable of Nike LeBron 9 colorways. Stripping the sneaker of the glittery gold context, this planar sculpture maintains the flossy feeling thanks to the geometric jewel and chain designs that wrap around the centerpiece sneaker. Follow us after the jump for some extra shots of the Nike LeBron 9 “Watch The Throne” sculpture, which is on display now at its fitting home of Shoe Gallery out in Miami.


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geminicricket
geminicricket

watch the throne...... whoever came up with that slogan needs to be slapped.

Brr
Brr

I know dude. He is the shit and his art is the shit.....He does all the creative pieces at the Gallery in MIA.....which by the way blows all these other sneaker boutiques out the frame.

Golopol
Golopol

I bet all those posts^ were the same person haha

RoRoGotHoes
RoRoGotHoes

What the fuck is this bullshit at the top

Big Kuntry
Big Kuntry

Bruh, what I gotta do to get this?

Jay-Z
Jay-Z

Welcome to the "club" LeBron

Kanye West
Kanye West

...I would say something, but im currently on the #kobesystem.

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

Show me at least 1 Championship ring, and i'll reconsider.

LeBron James
LeBron James

Ok how in the world is he better than me?!?!

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

Hey but look at it this way, at least your better than LeBron.

The Devil
The Devil

..........." get's in car and speeds of fast, then disappears"

LeBron James
LeBron James

...hmmm....how about an NBA championship?

The Devil
The Devil

Thanks LeBron for joining my force. Whatever you want, I'll make it happen. Ask For Anything.

LeBron James
LeBron James

Time to get wade in the club. Bosh can't join cause we don't accept gay's.

Kanye West
Kanye West

Im sorry boss it won't happen again.

Jay-Z
Jay-Z

Kanye...I don't like you joining "clubs & systems" without my consent.

Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant

Thats right of course you are. But were 2 halves that make a whole.

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