Painting from imagination, and artists building off of each other. This new video from Colin M Day explores the relationship between Mars-1, Damon Soule and Oliver Vernon, who together, have a show at The Petaluma Arts Center in Northern California. For those out west, tomorrow night (4/26) Colin will be screening a bunch of his short films at the “Video Night” at PAC. For more information on the event, click here.
Over the course of three years, photographer Colin M. Day has traveled to and from a marijuana farm in the wilderness of Northern California. These are the resulting photographs.
NPR looks at The Many Sounds Of 1993 Bay Area Rap
(listen to it for full effect)
Trustocorp gives new life to an abandoned theme park in California.
Such a good dude.
We recently visited the Costa Mesa studio of MADSTEEZ. Known for his bold artwork, Mr. Ween’s workspace is as colorful as the artist himself.
You only have one more month to see this show in person at the Berkeley Art Museum. After that, you’ll have to settle for these pics above.
On view until December 9th.
If you plan a trip out to Point Reyes in Northern California, make sure to bring a couple bottles of bubbly (Chandon’s a local favorite) and possibly a grill for your post stair climb celebration at this tucked away, no-frills Oyster Shack situated on Drakes Bay in Inverness, California.
Cuz there is apparently a gigantic Humpty Hump head sitting out in a warehouse in Oakland, California… and it could be yours.
• dimensions are 12ft high by 16 ft wide at it’s base.
• splits into 3 pieces for smaller storage or transport.
• required an 18-wheel truck to transport and a 4-man fork lift team to move.
• full dressing room inside, w/electric elevator that lifts out thru nose.
• also has metal stairs inside and nose-door opens manually as well, in case of electric failure.
• sunglasses light up and scroll circular light patterns around the rims.
• the lips and chin double as steps to walk down to stage.
“whoever grabs it up, please stay in touch, and when we next need it again, i’ll reimburse your transport, storage & cleaning expenses up to the current date, to either buy it back or rent it out if it’s no longer for sale.” – shkg
No exact info on how to locate it though…
Relics of the New World, a group show featuring Lucien Shapiro, Henry Lewis, Lango Olivera, and Charlie O’Hanlon opens at Cassel Gallery in SF. While down in LA, there’s a one-night-only party called Intersecting(LA).
Cardiff-by-the-Sea’s favorite target for family friendly vandalism is made over as Banksy’s Flower Thrower, accompanied by an assortment of characters of walls past.
We’ve returned once again to 25 Grams, a new feature that culls pictures from some of our favorite photographer’s instagram feeds.
Ed Templeton is a professional skateboarder, and contemporary artist living and working in Huntington Beach, California. These images are from his ongoing #dailyhbpierphoto series.
He can be followed on instagram at @tempster_returns
photo by Nathan Rupert