Powerful Portraits: Joel Daniel Phillips

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 20, 2015
San Francisco artist Joel Daniel Phillips who will be showing work at Art Market SF beginning April 29. He’s also a brand ambassador for art supplier Conté à Paris, as he should be, since he favors their charcoal and handles it expertly to create life size portraits.

Ryann Slauson’s Handmade Household

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 20, 2015
Ryann Slauson makes endearing installations and familiar objects using humble materials. Her practice can best be described by the bio on her website, “Ryann’s work is highly personal, utilizing basic and cheap methods and materials such as plaster, paper mache, and silkscreening to invest her pieces with a sense of vulnerability and labor...  

Impeach interviewed by Medium

Graffiti // Sunday, April 19, 2015
When you think of radical political art, you think of anarchy: ‘Eat the Rich,’ or something. The stuff I do is almost moderate, like ‘Don’t Torture.’ To me, that’s just common sense. It’s not a radical idea. But I’m saying it out loud," says Impeach in an interview he recently did with Medium.com.

Linework NW in Portland This Weekend

Illustration // Saturday, April 18, 2015
As we speak, the Linework NW illustration and comics festival is happening in Portland, Oregon with four featured guests, Jay Howell, Daniel Clowes, Lisa Hanawalt and Lisa Congdon, as well as many more exhibitors we’d love to visit...

Video: Bombing LA with Ceno

Graffiti // Saturday, April 18, 2015
Ceno recently dropped another new video covering his trip to Los Angeles which features him doing huge throw ups in hot spots that most writers wouldn't even think about catching tags on.

Perspective Nudes, Reflections and the Photography of Alva Bernadine (NSFW)

Erotica // Saturday, April 18, 2015
We are getting a kick out of the bizarro scenarios that photographer Alva Bernadine has compiled over his career. He does nudes, but he finds the most uncomfortable and teasing way to present models, sometimes in very confrontational ways, sometimes controversial, and sometimes very public ways. He proclaims "I AM A ONE MAN SUBCULTURE." One should own it. 

Hiro Kurata "Oh Yes We Did" @ The Gallery, Morris, CT + Studio Visit Video

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 17, 2015
Hiro Kurata is one of our favorite artists working today, with his eclectic mix of Eastern and Western styles, and this consistent baseball uniform motif that you see in each painting. Hiro just opened a solo show, Oh Yes We Did, at The Gallery in Morris/Lakeside, Connecticut, and had a studio visit documentary filmed about his practice. We got the video here, and info on the new show!

Hattie Stewart "Adversary" @ House Of Illustration, London

Illustration // Friday, April 17, 2015
Today, April 17, 2015 Hattie Stewart: Adversary opens in the South Gallery at House of Illustration in London. This is a new body of work from the self-proclaimed professional ‘doodle-bomber’, in which Stewart takes on glossy advertising imagery with her characteristic homage-meets-satire approach. The exhibition marks the first in House of Illustration’s series of illustrator commissions – new work from contemporary illustrators to be shown in House of Illustration’s South Gallery.

Bask & Tes One "Pound and a Bear Hug" @ CASS Contemporary

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 17, 2015
Celebrating 10 years of collaboration, Florida-based artists Bask & Tes One revisit their seminal Pound and a Bear Hug exhibition at CASS Contemporary in Tampa, FL with an all new collection of paintings, prints and installations.

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, April 17, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. Walter Yetman aka The Harsh Truth Of The Camera Eye delivers this week’s Los Angeles Scene Report.