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Gregory Jacobsen's Visions of Grotesquerie

Gregory Jacobsen's Visions of Grotesquerie

Flags in butts, drippy cunts, shit beaks, and fleshy chunks of meat caught in seemingly intimate moments: these are the images Chicago artist and musician Gregory Jacobsen chooses to render in his
Interview: Abby Portner's Visual Experience at House of Vans

Interview: Abby Portner's Visual Experience at House of Vans

To anyone who grew up in the last 20 years, there is a huge chance that you've been consciously or unconsciously exposed to Abby Portner's work. Whether it was her cover art for Animal Collective's
Martin Puryear's Wood Manipulations at Museum Voorlinden

Martin Puryear's Wood Manipulations at Museum Voorlinden

Museum Voorlinden is currently featuring a solo exhibition of work by Martin Puryear, as a part two of the museum's American Season series which will showcase four diverse American artists on
Zeenchin's Absorbing Painterly Digital Work

Zeenchin's Absorbing Painterly Digital Work

We've been really digging these digital paintings from Zeenchin, whose ideas seem to blossom in an unwieldly fashion, and whose muted color palettes and anime-esque content create a beautiful
"Africa Is No Island" exhibits photographers working from a distinctly African perspective

"Africa Is No Island" exhibits photographers working from a distinctly African perspective

A new exhibition at Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden in Marrakech brings together the work of approximately 40 emerging and established photographers who are working from a distinctly
Kate Clark Synthesizes human faces with Taxidermied animals

Kate Clark Synthesizes human faces with Taxidermied animals

Kate Clark is a New York-based sculptor, residing and working in Brooklyn. Her work synthesizes human faces with the bodies of animals, the signature component in all of her work. These sculptures
Pow!Wow!Hawaii Murals Recap

Pow!Wow!Hawaii Murals Recap

This last week artists took to the streets of Kaka'ako - the heart of Pow!Wow! Worldwide - to again transform the neighborhood with a fresh roster of artists. This year's contributing artist list
Photofairs: San Francisco returns for its second edition

Photofairs: San Francisco returns for its second edition

Photofairs | San Francisco, the cutting-edge contemporary art fair dedicated to photography and moving image, opens this week for its second edition. Featuring 40 leading international and US
Noel'le Longhaul's Ephemeral Environmental Art

Noel'le Longhaul's Ephemeral Environmental Art

Printmaker, tattooer, musician and sculptor, Noel’le Longhaul makes highly detailed, one-of-a-kind works on bodies, paper and other materials at Lupinewood and beyond. Creating ephemeral works in
An Interview With Surreal Salon 10 Winner Heidi Taillefer

An Interview With Surreal Salon 10 Winner Heidi Taillefer

The winner of Surreal Salon 10, a submission based art competition hosted by Baton Rouge Gallery, is Heidi Taillefer, with her piece Starting Something You Can't Finish. Taillefer is no stranger to
Michael Alvarez "We're Out Here" @ Marlborough Contemporary

Michael Alvarez "We're Out Here" @ Marlborough Contemporary

Taking inspiration from his immediate surroundings in the domestic sphere, at work in alternative education high schools and Juvenile Detention Centers, and the city at large, Michael Alvarez creates
Interview: Vhils and the Things We Leave Behind

Interview: Vhils and the Things We Leave Behind

Lisbon, Portugal based artist Vhils has been working around the idea of permanence, and the evolution of urban centers, for over a decade. From street poster collages to literally drilling portraits
Cécile Granier de Cassagnac and YESNIK EVAD's "Subliminal Sanctuary"

Cécile Granier de Cassagnac and YESNIK EVAD's "Subliminal Sanctuary"

Currently on view at Jules Maeght Gallery in San Francisco, Subliminal Sanctuary is an exhibition curated by Luc Sokolsky of paintings and sculptures by Cécile Granier de Cassagnac and YESNIK EVAD.
Katherine Fraser Explores Agency and Destiny in New Show Titled "Far From The Tree"

Katherine Fraser Explores Agency and Destiny in New Show Titled "Far From The Tree"

Paradigm Gallery + Studio is exhibiting a series of new work by Katherine Fraser entitled Far from the Tree.
Career Retrospective For "Dismaland" Collaborator Bill Barminski in LA

Career Retrospective For "Dismaland" Collaborator Bill Barminski in LA

Bill Barminski, legendary painter and multimedia artist, is going to be the focus of a two-night career retrospective at Castelli Art Space in Los Angeles.
Shape and Shade: An Interview with Ryan Bock

Shape and Shade: An Interview with Ryan Bock

Ryan Bock (AKA Bockhaus) is a contemporary painter, based in New York, whose work in black, white, and gray, incorporates art from numerous cultural and historical inspirations. Bock's shadowy
Laugh Now: An Essay on People Power in the Stencil

Laugh Now: An Essay on People Power in the Stencil

“Please don’t mention that I’m a street artist, I’m a neo-muralist,” so implored an artist with whom I was recently working in spite of my knowing that he’d spent the last ten years nurturing and
The Big Blue Cat: Liqen Paints an Homage on "the smallest street in Porto"

The Big Blue Cat: Liqen Paints an Homage on "the smallest street in Porto"

A couple of months ago, one of our favorite muralists, Liqen, took part in the Verão é no Porto municipal program organized by PortoLazer organization. Adding his work to the 79 artistic interventions
Xylor Jane's "Magic Square for Earthlings"

Xylor Jane's "Magic Square for Earthlings"

Xyler Jane paints systems-based constellations. Applying thousands of tiny dots articulated by pointed peaks, Jane explores vast textural and chromatic ranges orchestrating intensely intricate
Shepard Fairey and Vhils Team Up For New Mural in Los Angeles

Shepard Fairey and Vhils Team Up For New Mural in Los Angeles

Portuguese street artist Vhils is in Los Angeles this week as he prepares to open his new solo show, Annihilation, at the (again) the newly opened Over the Influence gallery in downtown. As he gets