“Our Fantastic Death by Crayons” is a series by photographer Victor Koroma that juxtaposes a tool that symbolizes death and destruction and a tool that symbolizes creation and youthful imagination. The series explores the thought that we die from our own creations. That by creating we destroy and by destroying we create.
Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, so many great artists have one very furry thing in common: cats. Gathered here for the first time by editor Alison Nastasi are behind-the-scenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline friends. From Salvador Dali’s pet ocelot Babou to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s menagerie of cats, Artists and Their Cats from Chronicle Books (edited by Alison Natasi) captures these endearing friendships in charming photographs and engaging text.
886 Geary Gallery recently celebrated Graffuturism’s 5 Year Anniversary with an international exhibition opening March 14th. Graffuturism has exhibited as a group over the past 5 years in cities such as Glasgow, London, Los Angeles, Paris, Miami and San Francisco. Graffuturism has chosen 886 Geary to hold its anniversary show bringing together an impressive group of International artists to exhibit. Poesia has curated a lineup of premier Urban/Graffiti Art artist who have been pivotal in the development of Graffuturism the past 5 years, or who have been closely associated with the group. Artists exhibiting new work will be, Aaron De La Cruz, Augustine Kofie, Basik, Bom.k, Boris Delta Tellegen, Carlos Mare, Chazme, Christopher Derek Bruno,Duncan Jago, EKG, Geso, Gilbert1, Jerry Joker Inscoe, Kan, Kema, Kwest, Matt W.Moore, Moneyless, Morik, Nawer, Nelio, Pener, Poesia, Pro176, Remi Rough, Saber, SatOne,Thomas Canto, Tomek, Vesod, and West One.