Hush: Today's Geisha

Erotica // Thursday, April 17, 2014
Japanese artist Hush mixes techniques of collage, graffiti, stencil, painting and drawing to create his geisha inspired works. These women are dressed in vibrant patterns which bring new life to an ancient Japanese tradition...

The Outsiders @ ART14 LONDON

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Outsiders are excited to announce their return to the second edition of the global art fair, Art14 London. Building on the success of the inaugural fair, Art14 London will be providing a platform for some of the world’s best modern and contemporary art, alongside a diverse program of artist talks and performances. The Outsiders will be featuring Juxtapoz favorites Chloe Early, Cleon Peterson, Ian Francis, Lucy McLauchlan, Sage Vaughn, and more. 

Nuart 2013: The Final Video

Street Art // Wednesday, November 13, 2013
For the past 3 years, we have been invited to Stavanger, Norway to participate in the NuArt Festival, where an international roster of street and public artists convene on the west coast of the country to create a yearly project that combines art, city planning, and good old-fashioned street intervention. This year, the roster included David Choe, Vhils, Faith47, ROA, Martha Cooper, M-City, Aiko, Hush, DALeast, and many more, and today, the good people behind NuArt released a video recap of this year's festival... 

Hush "Fatales" @ The Outsiders, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
From the Outsiders: Lauded worldwide for his passionate canvases and murals, Fatales sees HUSH's work evolving beyond his trademark portrayals of Japanese subjects. While the manga-influenced Nipponettes that made his name will still feature, Fatales also includes portraits of modern-day European seductresses. our friend, Butterfly, made it to the opening of Hush's London solo show this past weekend...

Hush's Graffiti Geishas

Illustration // Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Hush is a street artist and illustrator whose latest work deepens his exploration of the resulting emergences brought about by the evanescent quality of street art. Hush transforms the remains of past tags into points of expression, recycling them into illustrative fluorishes that generate his innovative new work. Hush explores the past meeting the future and the fusion of Eastern and Western culture.

Nuart 2013: The Final Shots

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
Here is a final look at some of the street works, murals, and beer tunnel installations that help complete the story of Nuart 2013 and our week in Stavanger, Norway. Aiko, David Choe, ROA, Faith47, and Vhils all had standout pieces, but we loved seeing the works and meeting DALeast, Martin Whatson, Strok, Dot Dot Dot, Ernest Zacharevic, and all the artists who put work up all week... 

Preview: Hush "Unseen" @ Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 08, 2013
  On Saturday, May 18th, 2013, Corey Helford Gallery presents “Unseen,” an exhibition of new paintings by international street artist HUSH, his first solo exhibition with the gallery. The women of “Unseen,” enciphered with street tags and abstractions, appear as graffiti specters, colorful visages of noir street action. Under street influence, HUSH paints the exhibit’s imagery as an inward vision, revealing layers of urban histories and figurative dimensions.

Circle of Eight by Hush

Illustration // Friday, June 01, 2012
'Circle of Eight' is a ball point pen and watercolor illustration from a creative out in Philadelphia that goes by the name of Hush and is currently on display at Thinkspace Gallery as part of their “Wild at Heart: Keep Wildlife in the Wild,” exhibition. The purpose of the show is to raise awareness about the precarious predicament of wild creatures around the world, and to benefit efforts to protect them in their natural habitat...

Preview: "Motion" Group Show @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 31, 2012
On Saturday, June 9, Corey Helford Gallery marks the arrival of summer with “Motion: The Art of Movement.” For the group exhibition, more than twenty five artists from the New Contemporary Art Scene created a wide range of works depicting people in motion, design in motion, and nature in motion.

Preview: HUSH @ 941 Geary, San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Saturday, January 21, 2012
Prolific artist HUSH is opening a body of new work at 941 Geary in San Francisco tonight (Saturday, January 21), featuring the artist's layered, textured pieces of geisha-like women, fusing both Eastern characteristics with western graffiti and street art.
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