Art / Design
Misophonia and Dreams in Greyscale: Jesse Draxler
Jesse Draxler translates feeling into form. During projects, the colorblind artist retreats into the woods to clean out his hangups. When he returns, he produces dream-seeming, grey-scaled works across different media.
Grit and Sublimity in Los Angeles: George Byrne
Photographer George Byrne has a near-Zen relationship with Los Angeles. The Aussie’s work captures the expansiveness, grit, and surreal beauty of the city’s unique, postmodern landscape.
Distort Your Senses, FACE Your Anxiety: Eric Gottshall
Eric Gottshall is an analogue alchemist. Without any high-tech tools, Eric produces his FACE Units: full face helmets that overwhelm the wearer with a kaleidoscopically distorted experiences of their immediate environment.
The Man Who Loves Mess: Writer and Painter Mark Chu
Mark Chu is a writer, painter, and all around renaissance man. The Aussie artist brings a cheeky wisdom and diamond-cuttingly sharp intelligence to the table. He also has the best beard in the LES.
The Island of Misfit Paintings: Museum of Bad Art
Louise Sacco and Michael Frank are behind the Museum of Bad Art, an institution that exclusively displays “art too bad to be ignored.”