In Nineteen Eighty Five, the comic book series by James Reitano, a group of teens come of age as hip-hop hits Santa Cruz. Their lives are shaped by the a then-budding youth culture revolving around DJs, MCs, street artists and break dancers. Technically, the story is fiction, but it's inspired by Re ... More >>
See more photos in Shannon Cottrell's photo gallery, "D*Face 'Going Nowhere Fast' Opens at Corey Helford Gallery."
"The thing is, LA for me is all the irony of my work, but everything I love about where I would want to live," said British street artist D*Face when we interviewed him last week. (Rea ... More >>
The tagline on the Team Unicorn Facebook page pretty much sums it up: 'Geek Girls: Like unicorns, we're not supposed to exist.'
Rileah Vanderbilt, Clare Grant, Milynn Sarley and Michele Boyd are beautiful and talented women who are also proud to be nerds! Their first video, "G33K and G4M3R GIRLS", ... More >>
Alex Pardee's Zerofriends booth inside the Comic-Con exhibit hall at the San Diego Convention Center isn't easy to find. We spent a good while walking around looking for it. Quite possibly, the only reason we did find it is because Pardee posted a handy map on his blog.
DetailLast night at Gallery 1988 it was hard to tell which there were more of: empty PBR cans or people. The turnout for Cardboard City artist Alex Pardee's all-ages opening, "Hiding from the Normals," resembled that of a flashmob and the heat of bodies pressed up against art, up against more bodies ... More >>
Haskins beams with pride beside Jude Buffum's "Saved By the Bell"...
Gallery 1988, the tiny room on Melrose with the big vision, has emerged as a legit mecca of popular culture as fine art. Their artists are of a generation less restricted about ideas of what art can and should be, and dammit, if ... More >>