Bessell surfboards by Andy Warhol cost $ 8,000 to $ 5,600
If you wish to bring the blend of art with your passion for surfing over the high tides you need to have a look at Andy Warhol Surfboard. The vivacious product is brought forward by Artist Tim Bessell who has been perfecting the art of surfboard making since he was only 13 years old. The artist took a cue from Warhol’s pop culture images; Tim Bessel of Bessell surfboards has teamed up with the Andy Warhol Foundation to give sea-surfers, a taste of Andy’s art.
As the brains behind company Bessel Surfboards, he has been designing custom made surfboards for top names in the industry for long 30 years, which is enough to earn the required expertise in that particular field and has now teamed up with the Andy Warhol Foundation intending to produce 5 best and unique pop art boards.
The first thing that strikes our mind about Andy Warhol is his invention of pop art. From the sunshine yellow-Marilyn Monroe to a can of Campbells soup – he exemplified the visual arts movement. So, taking a cue from Warhol’s pop culture images, Tim Bessel of Bessell surfboards has teamed up with the Andy Warhol Foundation to give sea-surfers, a taste of Andy’s art.
Bessel certainly excels in the segment of applying art to surf boats as he has spend his life doing the same and now after shaping boards the artist is heading to earn honor as the amazing artist who spent a lot of time in La Jolla, California filming an unreleased movie on surfing.
Detailing about his past lived life the most interesting fact to know is that when Bessell was 10 and living in La Jolla in 1967, Warhol was living just a few blocks away. The young Tim was introduced to the world of Warhol by Bessell’s mother, an artist. Bessell loved Warhol’s work from the word go and he became an idol for him. In 2012, Bessell chanced upon a website selling Warhol skateboards and that’s how his idea germinated. Priced between $ 8,000 and $ 5,600 the boards were recently exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California.
Both Bessell and Warhol have their fate similar to each other which gave birth to wonder art piece.