Christy Rupp is a (where else?) New York-based sculptor, street artist and activist. She was using rat imagery LONG before most street artists (certainly before Banksy, but also preceding France’s … Continue reading
Tonight (!) is the opening for Warholian art hero Rene Ricard’s “New Paintings and Not So New” at Highlight Gallery here in SF. I’m not sure why he has never … Continue reading
Franklin Furnace has been “making the world safe for avant-garde art” since 1976. That was the year that outsider/performance artist Martha Wilson founded the institution with the intention of promoting … Continue reading
Fun fact: Before Art Spiegelman was busy winning the Pulitzer Prize, and before Francoise Mouly was busy being the art editor of the New Yorker, the quirky couple co-edited a … Continue reading
Photographer Judy Linn met Patti Smith in 1969, long before she was known as the “Godmother of Punk.” Linn, like lots of young people learning photography, took pictures of her … Continue reading
Exciting news! (Not for real punks as much as punk-history-nerds like myself, but whatever.) The legendary Punk Magazine is coming out with a “Best Of” book at the end of … Continue reading
There is something unnerving about Jenny Holzer’s relentlessly public work. You can’t escape it or deny it, because, well, there it is. In the subway, the airport, or Times Square. … Continue reading
Why can’t I just wear t-shirts all day every day? But srsly, why? Good ones at Cool Try, Burger and Friends, Lost Records and Love Nail Tree.