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$29.95

Locals Only: 30 Posters

California Skateboarding 1975?1978
Hugh Holland
Chronicle Chroma
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Holland's fine art photographs sell for thousands of dollars at galleries around the world. Offering his images as 30 frameable posters for $29.95 is an amazing opportunity for the many fans and collectors of his work.
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Holland's fine art photographs sell for thousands of dollars at galleries around the world. Offering his images as 30 frameable posters for $29.95 is an amazing opportunity for the many fans and collectors of his work.


Locals Only is a deluxe book of 30 removable and frameable posters by legendary skateboard photographer Hugh Holland. Throughout the 1970s, Holland documented not only the nascent sport that originated in Southern California, but also the style, grace, and athleticism of the teenagers themselves.

During the mid-1970s, Southern California was experiencing a serious drought, leaving an abundance of empty swimming pools available for trespassing skateboarders to practice their tricks on. From these suburban backyard haunts to the asphalt streets that connected them, L.A. was the place that created the legendary Dogtown and Z-Boys skateboarders. Holland's photographs document these sidewalk surfers on the streets of Los Angeles, parts of the San Fernando Valley, Venice Beach, and as far away as San Francisco and Baja California, Mexico. With their requisite bleached-blond hair, tanned bodies, tube socks, and Vans sneakers, these young outsiders are masterfully captured against a sometimes harsh but always sunny Southern California landscape.
• iconic and beloved images
• affordable price for frameable art
• vintage, retro vibe that is on trend
• ideal for dorm room decor, apartment and home decorating.
• perfect gift that is both art and a book
• both high and low collaborations from Lanvin to Vans
• college students decorating dorms
• young adults looking for art for their apartments
• discerning homeowners in need of wall decor
• fans of Hugh Holland's photographs
• hipsters
• designers and decorators
• fashion-centric consumers

Format: Paperback
Pages: 66
Size: 11 x 14 V
Publication Date: 05/16/2023
ISBN: 9781797222646

Hugh Holland is an L.A.-based photographer who rose to fame with now-classic 1970s images of skateboarders and the burgeoning subculture. He has exhibited his photographs at galleries and retailers around the world, which include M+B Gallery in L.A., Benrubi Gallery in New York, Colette in Paris, and Herman Miller in Tokyo, to name a few. He has also done recent brand collaborations with Lanvin, Vans, and Wax poster.

His books include LOCALS ONLY by AMMO Books and SILVER. SKATE. SEVENTIES. by Chronicle Chroma.