About a year and a half ago, my good friend and talented writer Will embarked on a journey that was both peculiar and extraordinary. From its beginnings in Ecuador, to riverboats down the Amazon, to its epic conclusion on the glacial shores of Southern Chile, to say his trip was life-changing or eye-opening would probably […]
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I think we need to kiss more. In essence show more love. I really don’t see too much harm in a kiss. They do it everywhere else, why can’t we do it here? In fact, I’d argue that in some instances a kiss is more appreciated than a hug. But then society gets in the […]
Sometimes art gets commodified even when we don’t mean it to. Despite the fact that Japanese artist Kazumasa Nagai refused to create pieces specifically for commercial purposes, his design work still managed to become the basis of numerous ad campaigns, and the vehicle for selling products, raising awareness and educating in various capacities. Perhaps most […]
For those of you in attendance, Tuesday night was The Renaissance. That feeling in the air. That was it. That energy. That comfort. Could you feel it? That was it. That was The Renaissance. It was that warm feeling around 11:35pm when you can’t help but smile because you can’t believe so many superstars could […]
By Marcelo Gleiser Take a look at your hands. In them, you find atoms that once belonged to stars dead more than 5 billion years ago. Those stars, bigger than our sun, forged much of the chemistry of life during their last moments, before exploding into giant supernovae. They forged chemical elements spread through the […]
A conversation with psychedelic visual artist Bob Bralove
Shifting between crafts as a musician and visual artist, Bob Bralove has followed his passions on a fascinating journey. In our conversation with the contemporary painter we discuss the influence of art on society, the sources of his creative inspirations, and the power of LSD.