ART

Stendhal-Syndrome-Inducing: James Iveson

By: Daisy Sheff     I knew James Iveson first as the TA for my beginning drawing class. He made me think about drawing differently. Now when I draw, I consider what I’m looking at as relationships of colors and shapes, rather then already defined forms. James, a UCLA art department grad student, is a…

Kate Durbin in the Gardens

  I met artist Kate Durbin at the Huntington Garden on a Sunday afternoon. I can’t stop thinking about what she was wearing: soft blue tights with images of cherubs printed on them, underneath a RED Valentino knock-off dress with swans on the collar. She carried a pink fake Hermès bag with bedazzled Disney princesses. There’s more. She told…

Get Wacky with Seth Bogart & Peggy Noland

  Seth Bogart does it all. When he is not on tour with band Hunx and his Punx. He is busy working on paintings, drawings, magazines, and Claes Oldenburgish ceramics of things like perfume bottles, lighters, make up, and figures of pop and punk music.  With artist Peggy Noland, he puts it all on display…

Nicholette Kominos’s Hyperawareness

By: Sophia Arriola   Nicholette Kominos creates abstract structures cognizant of the familiar. With form evoking fluidity, her sculptures and paintings explore a diverse range of mediums, from pipe cleaners to vellum and steel. There is a psychological depth to her work, in which its simplicity encourages response and interpretation. Whether inspired by “the curve…

Jessica Ciocci’s Emails of Graphic Experiences

By: Daisy Sheff The first time I saw Paper Rad was the summer before eighth grade, at the Oxbow School up in Napa. One of the counselors showed me her collection of comic books (Matt Brinkman’s Multiforce is the only other one I remember out of this). Ever since then, comics, and Paper Rad in…

Showing 1–7 of 48 posts