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Graffiti is everywhere - every street corner, every mailbox, every subway station. But do you ever really take the time to look at what has been written on the walls? If you take a moment, you may just find some pretty incredible artwork. Graffiti artists and “writers”...

Touching base in NYC this month at the Catherine Ahnell Gallery is LA based multi-media artist KESH. You may recall the 2013 collab line KESH x American Apparel, which gave us some well-needed b&w space.

 


Debuting her first East Coast solo exhibit entitled “LJUS2,” KES...

 

 

David Brookton is a photographer based in Denver, Colorado, who had a brief stint of living in Los Angeles. While he was here, we were able to catch a word with him before he exited gracefully from the Golden State. His shy demeanor was surprising based on the handso...

 

In her short 27 years of life, artist Monica Garza has managed to squeeze a plethora of experiences in. From traveling through Korea, to teaching English, to pursuing art as a career, it’s evident that she’s always up for something new. But how does one manage to go f...

Walking down gorgeous Manhattan Beach Avenue near the Manhattan Beach pier, there are countless boutiques, restaurants, and one unique treasure, the Bo Bridges Gallery. The walls are filled with massive images, surfboards, and skateboards of photographer Bo Bridges’ ad...

LA based artist Tanner McCardle works in many mediums, but his hand painted denim jackets are beyond an obsession of ours. Combining art history, storytelling, and customization, he creates one of a kind pieces that are sure to be some of the most coveted in your close...

 

 

Emblazed in hot pink Pallas, Rebecca Dayan welcomed new eyes unto her watercolor solo exhibit at the Catherine Ahnell Gallery in Soho. The space features stark white walls marked by bleeding watercolor apples and parted lips. Each subject, a friend, is set in the cen...

New York rapper SHIRT’s Twitter page grandly announces him as: “PERSON RAP DESIGN VISION.” Accordingly, his talents range wide – in addition to rapping, SHIRT is a designer and visual artist. I reached out to him after falling in love with the most recent track on his...

“I believe in the law of attraction,” Amir tells me last Tuesday over Jameson Gingers. “You can will anything you want into a reality.” We’re sitting in glowing red booth at The Dime on Fairfax, where just few days ago, Amir carried the dance floor at the Labeling Men...

 

 

Artists Devin Liston & Gosha Levochkin - devNgosha collectively - collaborate to create vibrant and surreal paintings out of their Los Angeles-based studio. We visited them recently to discuss their upcoming show, Thirst, opening Saturday, March 14 at the Merry Karno...

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