FROM PENCIL TO PAPER
As kids we all start off as artists, don't we? We draw, we paint, we make sculptures out of bricks, legos, really whatever we can get our hands on. As the years go on though, as the Picasso adage goes, we seem to get caught up in a vicious cycle of working more and creating less.
ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
"You've got to be able to hold your own," she tells me. A little while into our conversation at Grid Gallery, we're covering some familiar territory, since I just asked Queens D. Light one of those eternally basic, cliche questions female MC's tend to have to field too often.
An Argument for More Love
Before you think my chest cavity lacks a beating heart, I was in love once. At the time, the thought of being with anyone else was physically off-putting. But I was 15, and the only person to have given me an orgasm was me.
A RADICAL EDUCATION
He’s like the coolest person you’ve ever met. Mid-60’s, sleeve tat, just chillin. We meet on the outdoor patio of one of UC Berkeley’s favorite study hubs, littered with international students and finals tension.
LESS IS MORE
It's been almost eight months since we last checked in with Kristian Contreras. Lending his talents to our most recent group show FEELS, Kristian has amassed a dynamic body of work.
Tag Archives: Extraordinary
I’m always pleased when I come across food art. Simply because it relates the fact that you can use any medium to create compelling art. But what constitutes art nowadays? I’ve been struggling as of late to come up with a functional definition for the word art, Reed broke it down for us pretty well […]
June 21, 2010 BY Max Gibson
I’m not too big on killing things, but this has got to be one of the most creative things I’ve come across in my time doing this. I wish I could tell you what this artist name was, but alas, his alias is unknown. What I do know, is that to create these pieces, the […]
June 21, 2010 BY Max Gibson
How did this happen? Like literally. I wanna know how this happened. Or more specifically, how was this filmed? “Rather than save this baby, let me film this real quick…” Yung JOC hit me with the smoking baby last week, but I think this one takes the cake, and the ice cream. Dang parents.
June 19, 2010 BY Max Gibson
Or perhaps not Afghanistan per se. Maybe the U.S., or maybe Britain. Or maybe the Taliban, or maybe Al-Qaeda. Early this week the U.S. found vast mineral riches (up to $408 billion in iron alone) in the deserts of Afghanistan. What’s so interesting about this story is the fact that this discovery may completely alter […]
June 16, 2010 BY Max Gibson
Cocaine Cowboys has got to be one of the most eye-opening films I’ve ever seen. For those of you who might not be familiar, Cowboys is director Billy Corben’s documentary, illuminating the real-life story of Miami’s multi-billion dollar cocaine trade in the ’70s and ’80s. If for no other reason, the movie is fascinating simply […]
June 13, 2010 BY Will Bundy
By Dusky Pierce Sometimes the wonderful weirdness of life on this planet seems beyond imagination. Who could dream up something like a frog fish? Not me. First you have to work to find a fish eye and mouth in what looks like seaweed. Next see the blue thing sticking up in the air with the […]
June 11, 2010 BY Max Gibson
Things are getting pretty crazy in the world right now. While many of us continue to live positive lives, many are still suffering. I know that may be a grandiose conclusion to draw from a post about bikes but let me tie it in. For our generation to change the world for the better we […]
June 6, 2010 BY Max Gibson
Will said it well the other day, but I’d just like to reiterate. It never stops. As long as there are humans, there will be creativity. And as long as there is creativity, there will be inspiration. This is one of the more impressive works I’ve seen in a while. And one of the most […]
June 5, 2010 BY Max Gibson