The work of Roger May

Photography // Sunday, November 30, 2014
Roger May (b. 1975) is an Appalachian American photographer currently living in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was born in the Tug River Valley, located on the West Virginia and Kentucky state line, in the heart of what is commonly known as Hatfield and McCoy country.

video: "Reely and Truly" - a short film on photography

Photography // Saturday, November 29, 2014
Not the most pleasant day outside and you rather stay in bed a little longer on this Saturday morning? Reely and Truly by Tyron Lebon is just what you need. This 30 -minute film shot on a variety of formats ((65mm, 35mm, super 16mm, 16mm, and super 8mm) investigates the psyche of contemporary photographers and their practices. 

An update with Sawe

Graffiti // Saturday, November 29, 2014
Today we catch up on what Sawe has been up to in and around the streets of Barcelona and beyond.

The Art of Shopping Small: Small Business Saturday Returns

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 28, 2014
This magazine has spent the past half decade championing the merits of Public Art. Whether on a community-level, city-planning organization, or even nationally funded endowment, supporting contemporary muralism an Public Art initiatives should be a high priority for every city. Our belief is simple: art makes you feel good. Art makes you think. Art can make you connect with your surroundings, define a community's historical heritage, or enlighten its current state. And for the most part, cities are beginning to recognize the trend of highly talented artists who can transform the appearance of a locale and make it a little more engaging. 

Scene Report: Los Angeles

Graffiti // Friday, November 28, 2014
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.

David Schalliol's "Las Vegas"

Photography // Friday, November 28, 2014
David Schalliol's series Las Vegas - In the Shadow of the Strip focuses on the area of Las Vegas outside the strip. "The actual city of Las Vegas" Schalliol says "is increasingly overshadowed by its southern neighbor, the unincorporated area of Paradise, which is home to the most grandiose contemporary casinos.

Gift Us: The New "Criterion Designs" Book

Design // Friday, November 28, 2014
The Criterion Collection is the argument for owning "things," and by "things" we mean a library of DVDs that act like an art book collection or vinyl LP collection. They make the best films better, take forgotten cult classics and illuminate their importance, and put their carefully edited films in a historical perspective. And now, after years of preserving the concept of film, there is a new "Criterion Designs" book to capture the art behind the archival products. 

The Works of Denmark's Rune Christensen

Illustration // Friday, November 28, 2014
We love the direction this work is going. Danish illustrator Rune Christensen. Just great details, use of color, and great sense of the world around him. Apparently, according to his bio, he travels quite a bit, and some of the colors and patterns  in his work really seems to be inspired by the movements around the globe. 

Anthony Burrill: The Sun Shines Here Everyday

Design // Friday, November 28, 2014
Anthony Burrill is the good communicator. In a world of stealthy signs, slogans and messaging that relentlessly try to convince you to commit to certain lifestyles, Burrill has stripped down graphic design to its simplest form with profoundly straightforward phrases that can mean everything and something at the same time...

The Art and Illustration of Sandy Dvore, A Hollywood Legend

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 28, 2014
The BFA program in Illustration at LCAD will be presenting The Art and Illustration of Sandy Dvore, A Hollywood Legend on December 4th, 2014 from 6-9pm. In the exhibition The Art and Illustration of Sandy Dvore, A Hollywood Legend, LCAD SPACE at Forest & Ocean Gallery will be highlighting an array of Dvore’s graphic designs, illustrations, creative commissions, logo design and work for magazines, film and television.