A very modern and bright painting "Collab" by Sergei Smirnov depicts a young woman hugging a sports shoe that has been created uniquely for globally industry collaboration between SUPREME & NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO. Visibly fashionable young lady described with her eyes closed, so her manner and expression demonstrate her pure joy and happiness from her recent achievement or purchase of these unique shoes.
On April 27, 2017, after months of speculation, a very exclusive, long-awaited sports shoes hit the shelves and the online space, quickly becoming one of the best on the planet among already existent sports lines, demonstrating amazing record and level of sales. The Nike Air More Uptempo isn’t a basketball shoe — it’s a statement. The model has made waves in recent years despite debuting over two decades ago and releasing in retro fashion on numerous occasions to more varied success.
Usually, Sergey works in a pop direction, successfully combining pop and street art, geometry, also adding different textures and elements in his artwork. Same as with this bright and modern painting "Collab" he demonstrates an extraordinary variety of the shadow elements and techniques created by acrylic, spray paint, spatula and markers.
He has created an accessible and vivid character suitable for a private collection, but also a commercial interior, that will benefit the youth, modern, charismatic and stylish vision in any space. Painting in a mixed technique: acrylic, aerosol paint, palette knife, acrylic markers - on canvas. The painting depicts a woman hugging a limited pair of sneakers, collaborations SUPREME X NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO. Textured elements are made with palette knife.