For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked AJ Fosik to share his favorite place to eat. AJ was born and raised in Detroit, and now makes intricately designed wood animal sculptures and paintings, which intrigue and provoke.
“I like hot dogs,” AJ says. “The hot dog is egalitarian, quintessentially American and unlike it’s cousin the hamburger, it’s impossible to make a pretentious one. Here is a list of my favorite hot dog places (in no particular order) and what I order.”
Continue reading for his picks.
After countless years of R&D, Burrito vending machines are a reality. For those lucky enough to be in LA, there’s one inside a Mobile gas station in West Hollywood at 8380 Santa Monica Blvd.. Named BurritoBox, this on-demand burrito dispenser is a dream come true for the impatient glutton that lies deep inside you.
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Michael C. Hsiung to share his favorite place to eat. Michael is a Los Angeles-based artist known for his black-and-white pen and ink drawings. His work features a range of “strangely rotund characters from fantastical creatures, such as centaurs and mermen, to somewhat contemporary and/or old fashion bearded males” often celebrating, imbibing and rabblerousing. Continue reading for his answer.
Animated / Directed by Galen Pehrson
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Erin D. Garcia to share his favorite place to eat. Erin is a Los Angeles-based artist, whose current work is an exploration of where the human capacity for abstraction intersects or conflicts with the sensory desire for specificity.
Continue reading for his answer.
John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, and his heiress wife have put their beachside Malibu ranch home up for sale for a post-punk $1.995 million. Featuring 4 bedrooms, hi-beamed ceilings, and an extra large pool, with waterfall, the house is perfect for “artists, musicians, surfers & visionaries.”
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Samuel Borkson of FriendsWithYou to share his favorite place to eat. FriendsWithYou is a fine art collaborative working in a variety of mediums, including paintings, sculpture, large-scale experiential installations, public playgrounds, published works and live performances in order to affect world culture by cultivating special moments of spiritual awareness and powerful, joyous interaction.
Continue reading for his answer.
For this installment of ” Artist Eats,” we asked Alex Kizu aka DEFER K2S to share his favorite place to eat. DEFER was a founding member of the legendary Los Angeles graffiti crew K2S, and pioneered a style that combined New York graffiti with the neighborhood placaso style. DEFER now incorporates his unique lettering with Japanese art to create exquisite works on walls and canvases. Continue reading for his answer.
That Night at the Viper Room by Gavin Edwards
It’s been 20 years since River Phoenix died on October 31, 1993 at the Viper Room, where the 23-year-old Oscar nominee drank a “speedball” of heroin and cocaine dissolved into a drink before chasing it with Valium. But leading up to that night, friends and movie colleagues saw Phoenix’s descent—the graying of his complexion, the changes in his sweetly hippie-ish disposition—and warned him about addiction. In a selection from Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind, journalist Gavin Edwards traces his final days.
Richard Colman opens “Gone Tomorrow” at New Image Art in Los Angeles, Tiffany Bozic is at FFDG in San Francisco with “Sense of Wonder,” and a trifecta of solo exhibitions by Adam Wallacavage, Masakatsu Sashie, and Tara McPherson debut at Jonathan Levine Gallery in NYC.
Kevin Lyons – Shits & Giggles at HVW8
“A Collection of Art Stuff Loosely formulated to Make A Show featuring Collabos with Patrick Martinez, Baron Von Fancy, and Skip Class”
Tim Biskup has a new show opening up tonight (9/28) at Martha Otero Gallery in Los Angeles.
Cleon Peterson’s new mural in Downtown LA.