Erotica // Thursday, September 18, 2014
With any ceremony, there is a pattern of necessary preparations that must occur before the actual ceremony can begin. The process of Joseph McVetty's work is like a ceremony in itself, organized and arranged with his own community of participants. The evolution to McVetty's final output is like a ritual, within a ceremony, within a ritual based on a his own offerings of sacrificial magic...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Juxtapoz is very excited to announce two very special features to our new October 2013 issue. First, we are introducing a slightly larger format of the print edition, giving you a better look to all the paintings and artwork we show each month in the magazine. Second, we are pleased to have Tom Waits, the icon, enigma, artist, songwriter, actor... hell, he is everything, as the cover of the October issue.
Erotica // Thursday, June 06, 2013
'Joseph McVetty is an artist and illustrator living and working in Portland, Oregon. The masked participants of these drawings are acting out communal rituals involving new age occult signifiers such as crystals, chakras, energy fields, levitation, and conjuring. Each drawing aims to evoke the feelings associated with the cultish, drop-out supernaturalism, and homespun magic...'