12.01.15 by Jeff

POW! WOW! Hawaii Through the Eyes of Artist Ron English

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The annual arts festival known as Pow! Wow! Hawaii is coming up next month and in the lead up to the event, they’ve released this great video from last year. After finishing up his own mural, artist Ron English walked around and interviewed several others artists while they worked. You can follow the @PowWowHawaii Instagram for updates – congrats to Jasper who managed to get that account over 100k followers without ever being featured by Instagram (teach me your secrets).

Watch the video below to see the event through the eyes of Ron English!

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12.01.15 by Jeff

Schuyler Beecroft

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Paintings by Virginia-based artist Schuyler Beecroft. More below.

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12.01.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Way Out” by Yukai Du

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“Way Out”, an animation by London-based illustrator and animator Yukai Du. Her film is a reflection on the lifelessness of life thanks to mobile devices, and was inspired by the book “Alone Together” by Sherry Turkle. Watch it below.

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09.01.15 by Jeff

The 4th Annual Supersonic Invitational Group Show

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The 4th Annual Supersonic Invitational group show opens tomorrow, Saturday, January 10th at Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco. The show features new work from over 60 international artists, curated by Zach Tutor. The same Zach Tutor that is guest contributing for us right now (see his posts so far). He’s way too humble to post about his own show, so I’m doing it for him! If you live out that way, definitely go check it out, it’s gonna be fantastic.

 

09.01.15 by Jeff

David Slone

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Paintings by artist David Slone. More below.

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Benjamin Garcia

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Paintings by Venezuelan artist Benjamin Garcia. Previously featured here. More work below.

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Hiromi Kakimoto

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Hard to tell what’s real in these photos by Hiromi Kakimoto.

“I am interested in the process of devising a story, first creating a mental image that I can translate into an actual photograph, then using that photo as a source of inspiration for new, related images, and taking new photos. While these images sometimes reflect everyday life, there is a constant undercurrent of the dream world, which reveals images from the unconscious, and of synchronicity, mythology, and the sources of stories.”

More images below.

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08.01.15 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Joyce Kim

We recently teamed up with Encinitas-based watch and accessories brand, Nixon, to spotlight a unique, California artist producing innovative work. We asked Los Angeles-based photographer Joyce Kim to capture some snapshots of her life that represent the Nixon theme “Wake Up And Live”. She channeled this mantra into her life and art, creating a shot-by-shot video to convey her own understanding of seizing the moment and living life to the fullest.

Joyce is part of a really talented crew of friends that are all on the cusp of big things in L.A. (you may recognize some of them in the video below). We thought it would be fun to skip the typical interview and just show you life through her eyes. Allow us to introduce, Joyce Kim.