Melissa Walter has talked at length about the effect of science and her work as a graphic designer on her fine art practice and, unsurprisingly, those two sides of her life have been cast as opposing instead of intertwined. When one seeks to know the unknown, grasp the ungraspable, and name the unnamed, it is rarely seen as an artist’s quest.
Molly Gabbard is a current MFA candidate at San Diego State University and she’s got a magnificent set of tits. The use of set here is misleading, it’s more of a series really, expertly sculpted in a variety of materials. She donned the pair titled “Big Jugs” for a performance as part of her thesis show, … Continue reading Molly Gabbard: Everyday Titties
August 16th marks the closing of Self Taught Genius; a collection of over a hundred works currently resting at the Mingei International Museum in San Diego. The exhibition will soon move on to Texas, Louisiana, Missouri and Florida before returning home to the American Folk Art Museum in New York City. In an effort to … Continue reading Archive: Outsider// The Life and Work of Judith Scott
Motown,The Motor City, Hitsville USA, lots of things come to mind when you mention Detroit. This time last year the city made headlines when it declared bankruptcy (it’s been the largest municipality to do so in US history). News since then has been of dwindling population, declining property values, increased crime rates, a water scandal, … Continue reading Archive: Nick Cave Takes Detroit