29 Jul
A 736 page tome on Il Divino's paintings, sculptures & buildings

With no need for introduction, the quintessential Renaissance man and one of the mostly widely acknowledged figures in all of art human history, it is not surprising that Taschen has collected Michelangelo’s life’s works and history into this massive 736 page book. Michelangelo, Complete Works contains a full biography full of lesser known biographic details and a four-part […]


7 Aug
Rosler, Sterling, Stezaker, Bourel, Sviatchenko & more

Sure, some think collage is the refuge of the untalented, your angry ex-girlfriend or those in the depths of a sordid weeklong meth binge. But that would be inaccurate — the medium is rife with creative minds blending the best of contemporary mediums into a multimedia smorgasbord. Painting, illustration and photography are reworked and re-purposed […]


9 Apr
From hanging with Keith Harring to painting planes in Arizona

When we last saw the Boneyard Projects, it was for ROA’s Night Flight video (coincidentally we just previewed some ROA x SK8room decks below). This time The Boneyard Project invited New York artist Kenny Scharf to paint his creations on one of the many planes rotting in the Pima Air & Space museum outside of Tucson, […]


8 Feb
San Francisco artist's opening reception, Saturday February 9

Alec Huxley, a San Francisco-centric artist, is having an opening at Venice Beach gallery C.A.V.E. tomorrow, Saturday February 9 from 7-10. One of LA’s best galleries, we’ve enjoyed their Kid Acne Stand & Deliver show as well as their collective exhibits. A self taught painter, Huxley’s cinematic scenes choke on their surroundings. Surrealist narratives inside landscapes that […]


13 Jul
Malawi artist shows his "Stabby Woman" in Venice Beach

C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice Beach, Cali is currently exhibiting new work from Kid Acne in a show entitled Stand & Deliver. The new work features mono-prints, screen-prints, drawings, and paintings of a debut version of Kid Acne’s signature Stabby Women (above and in gallery pictures below). The Stabby Women embody a powerful female genotype that has come to […]


17 May
Echo & the Bunnymen's founding guitar player gets abstract

Echo & the Bunnymen’s founding guitar player Will Sergeant is set to open his art exhibition My Own Worst Enemy at Substrate Gallery in Los Angeles tomorrow (May 18th), where it will be on display until June 16th. Substrate is a Los Angeles gallery exclusively devoted to the presentation and interpretation of contemporary fine art […]


3 May
Projects, posters & history of illustrated information by Taschen

How do you best grasp obtuse concepts? With a constant influx of information, prose becomes tedious, PowerPoint is mundane, lectures are too easy to tune out; but the information graphic seems to maintain focus from even the shortest of attention spans. Author of Information Graphics Sandra Rendgen has concluded that visuals are the only way […]


21 Nov
Danny Quirk’s investigations into what is human

Watercolor is the medium for these alarming self-dissections, as aspiring medical illustrator Danny Quirk paints surreal images of people slowly anatomically dissecting themselves with knives. The visually intriguing and educational pieces are a part of series that Quirk is experimenting with — he displays technical skill both as an artist and anatomical scholar by portraying […]