This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. You know, because the kids got class — even in the afterlife. You can see the sculpture as part of Haroshi’s Virtual Reality exhibit opening at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York starting this Saturday, January 12. Damn nice.

More looks at the Repurposed Skateboard Deck Skull after the Jump…

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