Taking A Long Walk Down Standish Lawder’s “The Corridor”
It starts on an ominous note. You, the viewer, are gliding slowly down a hallway. Far off in the distance is a small set of stairs leading to an open doorway – a perfect square of darkness on the horizon. Light suffuses the hallway, casting shadowy impressions on the walls that make them look thin...
Send these picturesque peccadilloes from the problematic past to your partner or paramore. (Click pics for shareable links.)
“Chaos 17” Had Method To Its Madness
At Chaos Theory 17, art reigns supreme. For one weekend only, the walls of Legend City Studios were covered in a dizzying array of artwork from local masters and up & comers.
‘Energy Charge’ Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art
If I wanted to enjoy cinema, I’d go to a theater or stay home and not have to deal with assholes walking in front of the screen every 10 seconds or muttering that they don’t understand it to everyone within earshot.
‘You Weren’t There’ Exhibit Captures Phx Punk History With No Context [Fotos]
I’ve visited “You Weren’t There” twice so far, and the one thing that leaped out at me both times I was there was the lack of context. But the lack of any kind of explanation for what we see at “You Weren’t There” MAKES the exhibition and gives it a certain power that detailed scholarship...
Watch ‘The Back Road,’ An Apocalyptic Doc about Dean Chetwynd’s Dark Art
The doc explores Dean Chetwynd's troubled, abusive childhood and the long journey that brought him to Cottonwood, Arizona, all while making some of the most intriguing, unsettling art in the state.
That Time Aliens Taught the Germans Gynecological Gymnastics
Ok, so we all know that aliens taught barbaric humans all kinds of advanced knowledge to help further them in the quest known as life. Aliens also taught the Germans everything they need to know about vaginas.
The Weirdest and Bestest Things We Saw at Grand Avenue Fest
This year was one of the bestest fests Grand Avenue has seen, so even if it's all Starbucks and Urban Outfitters in a decade or so, it sure was pretty while it lasted. Here's proof.
The Revolutionary Grotesque Monsters of 1776 Japan
Everyone knows of the revolution of 1776. You know, when Toriyama Sekien published the first volume of his book on all the famous monsters of Japan, Gazu Hyakki Yagyo.
Behold Arizona Artist Dean Chetwynd’s Apocalyptic Visions
While Chetwynd’s worldview is, to say the least, unconventional, there’s little doubt that he’s a talent that pays closer attention to global headlines than most. Whether or not one can find accord with his outlandish beliefs, his intricate technique and unique perspective are arresting. Stylistically, it falls somewhere between ‘80s black light posters and cover...
‘Creatures 2’ Will Haunt Your Dreams
We sat down with NXOEED, the artist who curated Creatures 2, to ask him what was up. Our interview was so good we only needed to ask two questions. Look, we also have some selections of artwork too. Gawk at it.
Some Things I Saw Last Weekend
These are things that I saw over the weekend and I didn't forget my camera this time or take really bad, blurry, low-light photos. Just look at the pictures and stop reading this.