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Links to other sites covering Hugh Holland’s work

ONE DIRECTION VIDEO

DIR

Watch Louis Tomlinson, of One Direction, display a Sandro/Hugh Holland t-shirt in the group’s latest music video – Best Song Ever – (scroll down to #5)

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PORT MAGAZINE

PORT

Locals Only: Sandro x Hugh Holland – || – Fashion and youth culture go hand in hand. Partly because they’re the ones designers aim their clothes at – if they can afford them – but also because they’re often the … Continue reading

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SANDRO SKATER – cruiser

DOC

Sandro x Hugh Holland, le skateboard s’invite cette saison dans le vestiaire de l’homme Sandro. Cette influence est incarnée par une ligne de trois T-shirts reprenant les célèbres clichés du photographe Hugh Holland. Véritable must-have de la street culture, Sandro … Continue reading

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CLONE Magazine | art & music pop mag

CLONE

California, mediados de los años setenta, el skate y un fotógrafo de apenas treinta años que aprendía algo acerca de su pasión, la fotografía. El resto, esta exposición única que ya forma parte de la historia. Antes de comenzar con … Continue reading

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RUSSH Magazine

RUSSH

Sometimes you do something just for you. You don’t care who sees it. You don’t care what they think of it. All you care about is the thrill, the rush, that moment – and what comes of it – gives … Continue reading

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Creatures of Comfort

COC

You’re Invited! Take a dive with Creatures of Comfort at the Thompson LES Pool tonight. Locals Only hosted by Creatures of Comfort. Music by Amy Yao and Cameron Mesirow Time/ 6pm Location/ Allen between Stanton and Houston + Don’t forget, … Continue reading

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SLUG Magazine

SLUG

CAPTURING AN ERA: SAKTE PHOTOGRAPHER HUGH HOLLAND — Growing up skateboarding in the nineties, there was a definite gap between the new and old schools of skateboarding. The rebellious, outcast state of skateboarding in the nineties necessitated the creation of … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal

WSJ

Photo-Op: Skate of Mind – – The grainy, sun-dazed photos in Hugh Holland’s ‘Locals Only: California Skateboarding 1975-1978′ capture the cocky grace of these backyard explorers—wiry teens with Bjorn Borg hair, tube socks and knee pads. Many peek up over … Continue reading

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Upon Paper

UP

As though a law of evolution were forcing it to obey, the surfboard finally had to go on land after decades of carrying its human cargo along the waves—and permitting them to hover there, as though on top of a … Continue reading

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Designex

DNX

In the mid-Seventies, two events coincided in Southern California that gave rise to skateboarding as we now know it. The invention of the urethane wheel and the drought that emptied the pools across the city allowed the kids to ride … Continue reading

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The Snap Assembly

TSA

SKATE :: Hugh Holland vintage ’70′s California :: ~ :: From the flatland kids skating “freestyle” to the canyon kids going vertical and carving up drained out pools—including soon-to-be legends Stacy Peralta and Jay Adams—Hugh Holland documented a new wave that ultimately, for many, … Continue reading

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Brokenbones

BB

Хью Холланд (Hugh Holland) – фотограф, на чьих снимках увековечены первые калифорнийские скейтеры середины семидесятых годов. Кадры, задокументировавшие на пленку легенд ы скейтерства, являются настоящей данью уважения семидесятым и скейтерству. Секрет фотографа-самоучки, запечатлившего уникальные моменты в истории развития искусства катания … Continue reading

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Garance Doré

Garance Doré blog - Locals Only

I was strolling around with Nicole and Delphine at the Art in the Streets fair – which I would definitely have told you to go if it hadn’t already ended – and I suddenly gasped when I saw these photos. … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times screen capture

Hugh Holland’s images in ‘Locals Only’ capture the pre-extreme sports era of the 1970s, when daring and fun ruled over endorsement deals. Back in 1975, photographer Hugh Holland was driving up Laurel Canyon when he saw a strange sight. Bobbing bodies … Continue reading

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker - Hugh Holland

(Slide 10 of 10) – “This was in the summer of 1975, at the very beginning of my three years documenting the skateboarding phenomenon,” Hugh Holland writes. “I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time. … Continue reading

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Paris Vogue

Paris Vogue - Hugh Holland

Il sera présent le 18 novembre chez colette pour signer Locals Only, son dernier livre publié chez Ammo. Une occasion en or pour demander à Hugh Holland si ce sont vraiment les sirènes de California dreamin’ entonnées par The Mamas & The … Continue reading

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2DM Blogazine

2DM Blogazine

The world over, cities are crawling with glossy girls and prissy boys whose only aim in life seems to be to perfect their appearance. It’s easy to blame fashion, especially from the outside, but the real culprit is much larger, … Continue reading

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Installation Magazine

Installation Magazine - Hugh Holland

Installation Magazine visited featured artist Hugh Holland at Raw Materials in Downtown, Los Angeles during the Artwalk on July 14. Holland’s most recent photographs were on view in the WindowBox Gallery. The lush prints seem to draw inspiration from a … Continue reading

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Installation Magazine

Installation Magazine - Hugh Holland

Installation Magazine speaks with Hugh Holland about the years he spent photographing and following skateboarders in Los Angeles. Holland was granted an inside look into the lives of young skateboarders and their desire to push the envelope in the sport. … Continue reading

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American Suburb X

American Suburb X - Hugh Holland

Wingless “Angels” hang from an infinitely blue firmament, their nubile bodies twist and crouch in mid-turn on the edges of precipitously steep concrete bowls so as to embody yet another facet of the mythological space of light and air that … Continue reading

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